27 06, 2019

CERES Playspace: Consultation update

By | 2019-06-27T13:27:30+00:00 June 27th, 2019|Around Site, Community Groups|0 Comments

by Joana Montalvo  CERES Playspace Communications volunteer CERES is a place where people come together to share and enact ideas about living well together. We believe a vital part of living and learning well together is the opportunity for creative expression and play. Since late last year we have been going through a proactive and meaningful [...]

15 08, 2018

Meditation Garden Working Bee #2

By | 2018-08-24T17:30:17+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Community Groups, Spiritual Ecology|0 Comments

It was a clear, crisp morning on Saturday the 4th of August, the silver wattles in full bloom and the resident magpies were building their nests in the trees above the worksite of the Meditation Garden. We milled about and whispered while the Melbourne Zen group practiced their weekly Saturday morning meditation inside the CERES learning [...]

9 08, 2018

CERES’ new electric vehicle

By | 2018-08-13T15:26:48+00:00 August 9th, 2018|Community Groups, Energy|0 Comments

CERES had a very famous electric vehicle for its use up until recently. Our Citroen Belingo was the first electric car conversion road registered in Australia. In its day it was pioneering technology and enthusiastically built by talented volunteers from the community with backing from like minded organisations (Donkey Wheel, Swinburne University). It's CERES' [...]

22 06, 2018

Meditation Garden Presentation

By | 2018-06-22T10:26:25+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Community Groups, Spiritual Ecology|1 Comment

Presentation of the final detailed design by Philomena Manifold and Phillip Pender. Attended by Sophia Spring, Melbourne Zen, Melbourne Insight, CERES Site Team and the general public. The day started with a warm introduction from Nick Curmi followed by a guided meditation led by Sieta Beckwith. Standing on the Earth, in front of the [...]

1 11, 2017

Community Connections – Introducing Aozora Shokudo

By | 2017-11-01T09:20:33+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Community Groups, Venue Hire|0 Comments

Our community includes a range of independent organisations running their own programs, events and workshops on a regular basis in various venues across our park on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis. This month we would like to introduce Naoko Inuzuka, founder of Aozora Shokudo. Please introduce yourself. I am Naoko, director of the [...]

24 05, 2016

Edible Gardens

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:22+00:00 May 24th, 2016|Community Groups|0 Comments

Ed Lagzdin has been involved with the LETS community at CERES for many years. He recently contributed this article to a local paper and it has some great info about edible gardens. It's essentially a book review of Edible Gardens - A Practical Guide by Craig Castree, but Ed has useful pointers for backyard growers. [...]