Name: ChrisWhere from: New ZealandRole:  Founder, Business InnovatorHow long at FF: 13 yearsFavourite fruit/veg: Potato

Fair Wood wins Darebin Pitch IT / How do feel about pet food?

CERES Fair Wood

CERES Fair Wood wins Darebin Pitch-IT  Thursday was a big night for CERES’ newest social enterprise Fair Wood – our name got called out and now we are extremely grateful recipients of $20,000 in start-up funding from Darebin Council and Melbourne Innovation Centre’s Darebin Pitch-It Competition It’s been a big learning curve ever since architect Paul Haar, the […]

Jen Osborne – Produce Trader / New Mobile Website

Jen Osborne – Produce Trader   About nine years ago at the Melbourne Markets, Harvest Organic, a wholesale agent unexpectedly went bust owing farmers hundreds of thousands of dollars.  For those left holding the bag it was a bitter blow and for a time a mood of suspicion and mistrust hung over the market. Early one […]

Benedict Hughes – Bee here now / I want you back

Benedict Hughes – Bee here now Benedict Hughes aka the Practical Beekeeper has been extra busy this autumn; not only has he been extracting honey from his hives scattered around the Northern Suburbs, he has also been launching the Pollinator Alliance – a bee education social enterprise. Benedict’s passion is sharing his love of beekeeping as well as teaching people […]

Is this what we’re doing now? / And when she whispered dandelions…..

Is this what we’re doing now? Iva from The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre Food Bank called the other day – they need our help.  So many more people are coming every week to the ASRC Food Bank for meals and groceries that they’re running out of food regularly. You might remember last year the government changed the rules […]