9 04, 2018

CERES in April – All life begins as seed

By | 2018-04-09T17:31:37+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Farm and Food, Spiritual Ecology|0 Comments

You may have seen the news last week about changes proposed for imported vegetable seeds in Australia. Regardless of whether you think the proposal is a sensible move that rightly protects agriculture in Australia, or you view it as a significant erosion of the sovereignty of the seed, one can’t deny the enormous significance of the [...]

3 04, 2018

Garlic planting, CERES-style

By | 2018-04-03T13:28:09+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Nursery, Nursery Advice, Uncategorized|0 Comments

“There are five elements: earth, air, fire, water and garlic”, so said the French culinary writer Louis Diat, and we would tend to agree. Nothing beats the satisfaction of tucking into a delicious plate of spaghetti aglio, olio e peperoncino seasoned with your own home grown garlic! It’s time to get your cloves planted. Below we [...]

21 03, 2018

Philosophy behind a bi-lingual, bi-cultural school in Arnhem Land

By | 2018-03-21T13:03:22+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Arnhem Land, CERES Global|0 Comments

Mäpuru is the small and remote homeland community in east Arnhem Land that we visit twice a year on our weaving and living on country programs run by CERES Global. The school at Mäpuru recently became part of Yirralka Education, an entity that enables Mäpuru families, elders and custodians to govern their own educational programs [...]

9 03, 2018

March Update – A Food Community

By | 2018-04-09T15:46:08+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Around Site, Community, Events, Farm and Food, Spiritual Ecology|0 Comments

We are not atomised producers and consumers. We are part of an Earth family, part of a food community. Food connects us. Everything is food.  - Vandana Shiva CERES is named after the Roman Goddess of Agriculture, so the celebration of Earth and her bountiful harvest is not only the main event on the CERES calendar, [...]

12 02, 2018

Unlearning in India – Day 9: Unlearning at Swaraj University

By | 2018-02-12T12:16:43+00:00 February 12th, 2018|CERES Global, India|0 Comments

Guest Post by Dr. Ben Habib From 2nd-12th December 2017 I co-facilitated a CERES Global tour to India, themed around sustainable development, permanent culture and un-learning. My focus for the tour was to collect data for my research project on permaculture as a transnational social movement and to learn more about alternative education models as a teaching [...]

8 02, 2018

February Update – International Year of Diggin’ the Earth

By | 2018-03-08T15:41:24+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Around Site|0 Comments

Usually, the United Nations specifies a global theme for the new year, sort of a new year's resolution. In 2018, for some unknown reason, there is no declaration. Perhaps they decided not to bother, or perhaps even important global organisations can have a shaky start to the year.  It's vital for CERES to look to the global stage [...]

5 02, 2018

Unlearning in India – Day 7 & 8: Learning From a Wise Man and Visioning Permaculture at Shikshantar

By | 2018-02-06T09:02:13+00:00 February 5th, 2018|CERES Global, India, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guest Post by Dr. Ben Habib From 2nd-12th December 2017 I co-facilitated a CERES Global tour to India, themed around sustainable development, permanent culture and un-learning. My focus for the tour was to collect data for my research project on permaculture as a transnational social movement and to learn more about alternative education models as a [...]

29 01, 2018

Unlearning in India – Day 5 & 6: Peasant Farming, Camel Culture and Hidden Landscapes of Waste

By | 2018-01-29T10:30:06+00:00 January 29th, 2018|CERES Global, India|0 Comments

Guest Post by Dr. Ben Habib From 2nd-12th December 2017 I co-facilitated a CERES Global tour to India, themed around sustainable development, permanent culture and un-learning. My focus for the tour was to collect data for my research project on permaculture as a transnational social movement and to learn more about alternative education models as a teaching [...]