30 03, 2017

5 myths about CERES that we wish were true

By | 2017-03-30T15:34:14+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Around Site|10 Comments

At CERES, we get asked the same questions over and over from first time visitors. Embedded in many of these questions is the possibility of hope for a better future for humanity and our planet. Often you can see how much the questioner is wide-eyed-optimistic that CERES might be achieving where they as individuals [...]

8 03, 2017

Harvest Festival and the Goddess

By | 2017-03-08T14:12:20+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Around Site, Events|0 Comments

According to Roman Mythology, Ceres, sister of Jupiter, was in charge of the harvest. If Ceres was upset, the crops could die. Everyone, gods and mortals, worked hard to keep Ceres happy. Back in those days, Ceres had 12 minor gods to assist her with the grain cycle, from planting to harvest to storing... [...]

11 10, 2016

Your friendly neighbourhood tomato growing guide: Step 1. Choosing the right tomato for you

By | 2017-04-04T16:30:42+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Nursery Advice|0 Comments

It's not unusual this time of year to see a CERES Nursery horticulturalist gesticulating wildly in the tomato section, trying to convey a sense of JUST HOW BIG a particular variety will grow, while a queue of customers look on wide-eyed and captivated! We thought we'd make it easy for you and post some [...]

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 [...]