Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Vote for your favourite Moreland Local Food Project to help them secure funding!

Moreland is fortunate to have a number of fabulous local food projects shortlisted for the Victorian Governments Pick My Project funding initiative.

These projects need your votes to secure funding. The voting is location based - to vote for the project you must either live or work within 5 kilometres of the community where the project is located.

Voting is easy!

1. Go to pickmyproject.vic.gov.au
2. Sign up and Register your address
3. Browse / search for the projects in your area and shortlist them
4. Vote for your top 3
5. Spread the word and let your friends know about your favourite projects and encourage them to vote too!

You are spoilt for choice when it comes to innovative local food projects which connect communities and support a sustainable, just and vibrant local food system. Here are just a selection, but there are many worthy food and non food projects you can choose from:

The Community Grocer
Community Market Champions

Fawkner Food Bowls / 3000acres
The Hothouse - A food hub for fawkner

Open Table
Open Table Community Connection

Coburg High School
VegiePonic Eggsellence

Growing our Community Gardening Future 

Brunswick Secondary College
Wellbeing and Food Produce Garden

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek / The Practical Beekeeper
Urban Honey Bee Hub

Spring Fling Festival at the Veggie Spot

Monday, July 23, 2018

Permaculture Design Course

The CERES PDC covers the whole design course curriculum with extra time for urban issues and reading the landscapes of cool temperate south-eastern Australia. This course is a mix of classroom presentations, workshops, design exercises, practical exercises and visits to properties to see Permaculture in action as well as a catered weekend away. 

Wednesday 1st August 2018

Course Length: 15 Wednesday evenings 6.30pm – 9.30pm
Some Saturdays and Sundays 9.30am – 5pm


The course content and approaches to teaching and learning is directed by a group of leading PDC teachers and practitioners. This 100 hour course is delivered by a range of professional, practicing permaculturists including David Holmgren, Joel Meadows and Earthcare Permaculture’s Graeme George.


Cost: $1895 Full fee  | $1775 CERES member/concession 

Location: CERES Community Environment Park


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