Kaye Roberts-Palmer is a local culture enthusiast and garden designer who loves all things green and groovy and getting out and about. Discover more of her ponderings at: www.bluebeegardendesign.com.au
Published September 22nd 2016
Say hi to the chooks and get a coffee
Ah, the Community Environment Park CERES. Every time I visit, I check out the happy chickens, marvel at the lush veggies and finish off by winding my way up to the Merri Table Organic Cafe. It's a light airy cafe, the tables are roomy and I can read the weekend paper with ease.
They also have quick service which is good as I'm a grumpy thing without my starter latte.
The food is all locally produced, you can even see a list of the producers if you so desire. They also cater for gluten free, vegan and any other dietary requirements.
I enjoyed the toasted oats and buckwheat with nuts and sultanas, fruit compote and yoghurt. It was a good sized portion and my friend, being vegetarian, tucked into the sour dough bruschetta with white bean smash, roasted pumpkin and seeds, sage, and balsamic dressing.
Oh, and because it was their special, I tried the organic house-made CERES chai served with bee sustainable honey. I was full, happy and ready to face the day.