25 09, 2019

Lessons on life from the people of Timor Leste

By | 2019-10-08T11:07:00+00:00 September 25th, 2019|CERES Global, Timor Leste|0 Comments

by Tyson Rory O'Shea CERES Global intern Our CERES Global trip to Timor Leste in July 2019 was an intense and immersive two weeks, packed with opportunities to learn about a country still recovering from a series of tragic and chaotic upheavals over the past 50 years, and to exchange knowledge with a community-oriented [...]

21 04, 2019

CERES in April – Community Sufficiency not Self Sufficiency

By | 2019-05-21T15:02:50+00:00 April 21st, 2019|Farm and Food, Monthly Member Update|0 Comments

“Growing food needs to be less about self-sufficiency and more about community-sufficiency.”  Farmer Caitlin Caitlin works at Honey Lane, the registered Organic Market Garden here at CERES. With these words she succinctly underlines a subtle yet powerful shift in story that can be heard from many different pockets of our community at this time... From [...]

28 11, 2018

Exploring Permaculture in Timor Leste June 2018

By | 2018-11-28T12:40:46+00:00 November 28th, 2018|CERES Global, Timor Leste|0 Comments

by Jane Burns, CERES Education Outreach Area Manager I recently had the opportunity to facilitate a trip to Timor-Leste (East Timor) with CERES Global Education to learn about how this country is using permaculture to make social and environmental change. Travelling to this rarely explored closest neighbour of ours, we explored [...]

3 10, 2018

CERES in October – Permaculture of the Inner Landscape

By | 2018-12-03T10:33:26+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|CERES Courses, CERES Education, Monthly Member Update, Spiritual Ecology|0 Comments

As Permaculturalist Prof. Stuart Hill says, “We’re not going to be saved by nuclear power, not even by solar power; nor by any religious or political doctrine. The only thing that can save us is to become perfectly connected with our innermost feelings. This is our fundamental responsibility as human beings.” In the face of [...]

23 04, 2018

Exploring Cultural Preservation and Sustainable Livelihoods in Chile

By | 2018-04-23T10:00:22+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|CERES Global, Chile|0 Comments

Contributors: Sherly Annavita Rahim, Rita Alvaro, Jessica Coombs, Anna Haygreen, Naomi Van Boxtel, Lincoln Kern, Andrea Spinoso, Lucie Groen-O'Connor, Jenny Abello. Edited by Andrea Spinoso. In September 2017 CERES visited Chile for the first time as part of the CERES Global program. As the first trip the activities were intended to create new [...]

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 [...]

5 02, 2018

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

By | 2018-05-31T16:41:22+00:00 February 5th, 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 [...]

23 10, 2017

Encountering Traditional Knowledge

By | 2017-10-23T14:02:24+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|CERES Global, Chile|0 Comments

The following poem was written by Naomi Van Boxtel whilst in Chile, 2017. All content created, and all images taken were by Naomi whilst on tour with CERES Global, for more of her work click here.   "I left with the direction to 'expand my awareness of the struggles facing Indigenous people in modern societies' [...]

24 07, 2017

CERES Food Forest

By | 2017-07-24T16:31:11+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Around Site, Farm and Food|0 Comments

Over 10 years ago, our Food Forest area was a series of paddocks that had been home at different times to chooks, goats, bees, pigs, cows and sheep. During this time we ran an active animal management program and provided an opportunity for visiting school children to engage with the animals and learn more [...]