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17 02, 2017

Gift Culture

By | February 17th, 2017|CERES Global, CERES Global India|4 Comments

 The river never drinks its own water. The tree never tastes its own fruit. The field never consumes its own harvest. They selflessly strive for the well-being of all those around them. - Mewari proverb Sarita kare na paan, vriksh na fal chaakhe kadi Khet na khave dhaan, parhit neepjey sekhra. This is a [...]

18 10, 2016

Meeting the Herb Whisperer: Permaculture Principles and Chinese Traditional Medicine

By | October 18th, 2016|CERES Global, CERES Global China|1 Comment

“Nowadays, the modern medical model is changing. It is gradually shifting from its original medical model of biomedicine into a physiological–psychological–sociological–medical model, which emphasizes that the people, the natural environment, ecological conditions and society are all aspects of a united whole.” (Liu and Liu, 2009, p. vii). Cultivating a holistic environmental politics and regenerative sustainability [...]

4 10, 2016

A bumpy road through beautiful teak forests

By | October 4th, 2016|CERES Global, CERES Global India|0 Comments

This post was written by John Burne, originally posted on our Jamnya Housing project blog after visiting in March 2016 A bumpy road through beautiful teak forests. Arrived to a warm welcome and immediately saw the brick making machine. It was a focal point with lots of willing helpers, on-lookers and diligent workers. It seemed like [...]

22 09, 2016

Success at International Higher Education Awards

By | September 22nd, 2016|CERES Global, CERES Global India|0 Comments

The biggest congratulations to, Dr Jason Sargent, our friend and partner who we work with in delivering the IT for Social impact Trips to India, and who has achieved global success at this year’s QS International Higher Education Impact Award in Valencia, Spain for his vision and delivery of the project. We have been running these [...]

10 05, 2016

CERES Food Producer Incubator Program

By | May 10th, 2016|CERES Education, Food Producer Incubator|2 Comments

CERES Education and Training have launched a new training program called The Food Producer Incubator, offering multi-layered expertise, training and support to people from migrant backgrounds interested in food and selling the food they make. The aim of the project is to provide access to an alternative education and training model in hospitality, improving pathways to [...]