CERES

CERES

Melbourne, VIC 3000
Member since 2013
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  • 654 Classes
  • 5350 Students
  • 259 Reviews
Description

CERES - Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Strategies, is an award winning, not-for-profit, sustainability centre located on 4.5 hectares on the Merri Creek in East Brunswick, Melbourne.

It is also a thriving community, an urban farm, Australia’s largest deliverer of environmental education, an event and conference venue and a place rich with social and cultural diversity. CERES is recognised as an international leader in community and environmental practice.

Built on a decommissioned rubbish tip that was once a bluestone quarry, today CERES is a vibrant eco-oasis. 350,000 people visit CERES each year. Many more engage with us through our Sustainable Schools program which takes sustainable education into schools across the state.

CERES’ green technology displays, buildings, education and training programs and social enterprises (CERES’ Organic Market, Café, Permaculture Nursery and Fair Food organics delivery) demonstrate food security, sustainable agriculture, energy efficiencies, renewables and water conservation in action.

CERES is a model for a future with sustainability, innovation and connectedness at its heart.

Come, be welcome, you never know what you will find on our rambling paths.

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259 Reviews
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Mark

19 September 2018 • The Hand Carved Kitchen - Wood carving

Fantastic workshop. Well taught, relaxed and could not think of a better way to spend a day.

Darryl

17 September 2018 • The Hand Carved Kitchen - Wood carving

Excellent tuition, tutor and curriculum. Came away with confidence and knowledge to continue the happy slowness path as a spooner! Many thanks Jeff, and Ceres for the great venue.

Paul

16 September 2018 • Backyard Beekeeping with The Practical Beekeeper

Very informative and interesting and I can hardly wait for my bee's to arrive. Thank you.

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