North of the city, this Brunswick haven includes a small vegetable farm, chook pen, permaculture and bush nursery and community kitchen in the park surrounds. Believe it or not the CERES estate used to be a barren plot of land when it was first established in 1982. Anyone of the 400,000 yearly visitors can attest to how verdant the grounds have become since then. For anyone interest in permaculture and sustainable living, a visit to CERES is inspiring (and you'll probably pick up a tip or two).
Keen to get involved? The park’s rambling paths lead to community kitchens, a weekly marketplace and several education centres.