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 [...]

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 [...]

24 01, 2018

Unlearning in India – Day 3 & 4: Wisdom Walk Through Udaipur’s Old City and Malari Village

By | 2018-02-05T07:54:06+00:00 January 24th, 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 teaching [...]

10 11, 2017

CERES wins Premier’s Sustainability Award

By | 2017-11-10T10:41:54+00:00 November 10th, 2017|CERES Courses, CERES Education, CERES Global, CERES Outreach, PPP, Stories, Sustainable Schools, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Media Release: Cath Newell CERES has won the Education category in this year’s Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards for their 35 year commitment to community-based learning and action. CERES is the largest deliverer of environmental education in Australia. Programs benefit participants, their families, the community and the environment based on the adoption of sustainable practices, [...]

7 10, 2013

Good to Great

By | 2017-04-06T14:10:16+00:00 October 7th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“When - what you are deeply passionate about, what you can be best in the world at and what drives your economic engine - come together, not only does your work move toward greatness, but so does your life. For, in the end, it is impossible to have a great life unless it is a [...]

23 09, 2013

From despair to hope

By | 2017-04-06T14:10:27+00:00 September 23rd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Many scientific disciplines have had something to say about climate change -- climatologists, geologists, zoologists, biologists, meteorologists. The one group that I think we need to listen to more (and hear more from) are the psychologists. We need to create and foster rapid, long-lasting pro-environmental behaviours that stop climate change in its tracks and protect [...]

16 09, 2013

The Essence of Global

By | 2017-04-06T14:10:37+00:00 September 16th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

So I’m Ben, and I’m pretty sure I have the #bestjobintheworld. It’s true; CERES Global is all about engaging some of the most amazing communities on our planet, with our own local group of passionate, diverse, amazing individuals. As the coordinator, my job is to facilitate the meeting of communities, and the sharing of ideas. [...]

9 09, 2013

Politicking

By | 2017-04-06T14:10:47+00:00 September 9th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

So I did think about steering well away from politics today and posting some happy news from us... because let’s face it, it’s not ALL bad news – we may think the Abbott government is terrible but at least we don’t suffer civil wars, state-sanctioned murder, brutal dictatorship or violent anarchy like so much of [...]