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 [...]

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, [...]

22 03, 2017

Promoting Clean and Green Food in Global Cities

By | 2017-03-22T08:25:02+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|CERES Global, Cuba|0 Comments

This article was written by Adrian Hearn, our friend, partner and collaborator in Cuba. It was originally published in "Articulation". By 2050 more than 6 billion people will live in cities, generating unprecedented challenges for sustainable food production and distribution. Technical and economic studies of urban food security conducted by the United Nations Food [...]

24 08, 2016

B Corp Development Day

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:19+00:00 August 24th, 2016|Events, The Merri, Venue Hire|0 Comments

The Van Raay meeting rooms at CERES were recently home to the first ever B Lab Australia & New Zealand Leadership Development Day. B Corps are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab, to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. There is a growing community of more than 1,600 Certified B [...]