22 11, 2016

Meet our Chef and Trainer – Natasha Ruiz

By | 2016-11-22T13:07:54+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|Food Producer Incubator|0 Comments

Born in Canada into a household with a German mother and Spanish father, the smells of sauerkraut and paella were commonplace.  My curiosity for unusual food combinations was further piqued once my older sister took over the stoves and started experimenting with Asian and Mexican flavors. Once it became my turn to start cooking [...]

6 09, 2016

CERES Community Environment Park – finalist in the Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2016

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:19+00:00 September 6th, 2016|CERES Education|0 Comments

We are excited to announce that CERES Community Environment Park has been selected as a finalist in the Education category for this year's Premier's Sustainability Awards for our program CERES Education and Training: Teaching all Generations for Future Generations. Sustainability Victoria Chief Executive Stan Krpan congratulated the CERES team for our great work in reducing [...]

24 08, 2016

A case for funding Sustainability Coordinators in schools

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:19+00:00 August 24th, 2016|CERES Education, CERES Outreach, Sustainable Schools|0 Comments

Schools can be well placed to provide a learning environment for educating the next generation of sustainable leaders. What sustainability looks like at each school is of differing kinds and degrees but based on the elements of the ResourceSmart Schools program model, a main contributor to engaging the school community in sustainability is an emphasis [...]

13 07, 2016

What do wetlands and seaweed farming have in common?

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:22+00:00 July 13th, 2016|CERES Education, CERES Outreach|0 Comments

Eco solutions Naturally occurring biological, chemical or physical processes have mitigated or deferred global warming for millions of years by accumulating and storing carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere in the process known as carbon sequestration. However, depletion of the natural world and an over accumulation of human generated carbon sources have produced dangerous levels of [...]

10 05, 2016

Yenny’s story: CERES Food Producer Incubator Program

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:22+00:00 May 10th, 2016|CERES Education, Food Producer Incubator|0 Comments

Interviewed on Thursday the 21st of April 2016 Yenny comes from a small town called Bandung 3 hours from the capital of Jakarta in Indonesia. She came to Australia in 2007 for love. Her Husband is Chinese Indonesian and was living in Australia when they met. They married in Sydney. She brings with her a [...]

10 05, 2016

CERES Food Producer Incubator Program

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:23+00:00 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 [...]

9 05, 2016

Top Educators honoured by Environment Education Victoria

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:23+00:00 May 9th, 2016|CERES Outreach, Sustainable Schools|0 Comments

Four outstanding educators have been recognised for their exemplary contribution in the Environmental Educator of the Year Awards from Environment Education Victoria (EEV). EEV is the professional association for environmental and sustainability educators in Victoria. Jane Burns and Julie Wynne were named joint Victorian Environmental Educators of the Year at the awards ceremony on Friday [...]