9 03, 2018

March Update – A Food Community

By | 2018-04-09T15:46:08+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Around Site, Community, Events, Farm and Food, Spiritual Ecology|0 Comments

We are not atomised producers and consumers. We are part of an Earth family, part of a food community. Food connects us. Everything is food.  - Vandana Shiva CERES is named after the Roman Goddess of Agriculture, so the celebration of Earth and her bountiful harvest is not only the main event on the CERES calendar, [...]

8 02, 2018

February Update – International Year of Diggin’ the Earth

By | 2018-03-08T15:41:24+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Around Site|0 Comments

Usually, the United Nations specifies a global theme for the new year, sort of a new year's resolution. In 2018, for some unknown reason, there is no declaration. Perhaps they decided not to bother, or perhaps even important global organisations can have a shaky start to the year.  It's vital for CERES to look to the global stage [...]

8 11, 2017

Strategic Spatial Framework – The Owl Plan

By | 2017-11-08T14:32:07+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Around Site, Board Updates|0 Comments

Help CERES plan for flexibility CERES Community Park in East Brunswick covers 4 hectares and is packed with activities, users and structures. To guide its evolution in a manner that best uses our finite space and avoids constraining future opportunities as activities thrive or change, there is need for a guiding plan for the [...]

8 10, 2017

CERES in October – How does my visit support enviro ed?

By | 2018-03-08T15:31:57+00:00 October 8th, 2017|Around Site, CERES Education, Spiritual Ecology|0 Comments

When you buy your turmeric latte at the Merri Table or a new houseplant from the Nursery, or some bulk steel cut oats from the Grocery, the staff there will tell you that they are a social enterprise, and that any profits raised from the business help support environmental education at CERES. What does [...]

3 10, 2017

Out With The Old & In With The New

By | 2017-11-01T12:45:46+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Around Site, Energy|0 Comments

The ATA office, known now as the Dig office, is being renovated. Here is Simon Harvey, an early member of the ATA, who volunteered his time to design the original building all of those years ago. Standing next to him is Mark Romei who has designed the renovation of the building. Simon told us [...]

14 09, 2017

Ecohouse Does Sustainable House Day

By | 2017-09-14T14:24:29+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Around Site, CERES Education, Energy|0 Comments

By Luke Wakeling, CERES Science Communications Intern On Sunday the 17th of September 2017, Australia celebrates Sustainable House Day. The CERES EcoHouse will again be part of this day, between 11am and 3pm, with support from Moreland Energy Foundation (MEFL) staff. Our homes shape our habits, and on this day we recognise the important [...]