Melbourne’s Ceres Environmental Park
The Ceres Enviromental Park is a community-driven project dedicated to sustainable design and living.
In the Melbourne suburb of Brunswick lies a long-standing beacon of sustainable living. The Ceres Enviromental Park is a community-driven project dedicated to sustainable design and living. Two market gardens produce a large range of organic foods and seeds, and are often used for farm education. Hosting a number of environmental programs and local music performances, the park runs a cafe stocked with their own produce.
On site, the Eco House, (est 1983) is a fully functioning – (and occupied) example of enviro-friendly applications. Constructed using low embodied energy methods, the house contains a permaculture garden utiliseing a large range of eco-innovations, such as; grid interactive PV power system, low-energy appliances, solar and hydronic heating; and a Wattworks greywater system.