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Incredible edible goodness: A Local Organics Box

Local Organics Food Hub

Local Organics Food Hub is an incredible example of the far-reaching impact food hubs can have on household food access, community food skills and knowledge and farm viability through the creation of direct connections and relationships between urban residents and local farmers. Like many good things, it started small in 2010 as a Melbourne collection […]


Kirsten Larsen

Kirsten Larsen (Eaterprises) Kirsten has been investigating the ins and outs of all things food for around 7 years. From a background in state government sustainability, climate and food policy, Kirsten turned to systemic analysis of food security and sustainability and has been involved in development and implementation of Food Policies at state and local […]


Serenity Hill

Serenity Hill (Eaterprises) Serenity is from a farming family in NE Victoria and is currently undertaking food systems research at the University of Melbourne’s School of Land and Environments, focused on the complex challenges facing farmers and opportunities for innovative response. She has extensive experience in policy development in the Victorian State Government, most recently […]


Russell Shields

Russell (with a little home veggie garden that needs far more love) is a founding staff member of SecondBite, from its time as a borrowed laptop and a simple idea, to a national non-profit food rescue organisation. In 2012 SecondBite collected 3 million kgs of fresh food that might otherwise have gone to waste and […]


Stephen Mushin

Stephen Mushin (Independent, affiliated with CERES) Stephen Mushin is a freelance designer who works on ecologically focussed design projects, sculpture and alternative energy and waste technologies. His work is largely architectural and landscape orientated in scale and he is fascinated by creating food producing, zero waste ‘living’ spaces. He also works as an Ecological Systems […]


Chris Ennis

Chris Ennis (CERES) Chris Ennis manages the CERES Organic Farm and CERES Fair Food, both parts of a thriving not-for-profit environmental education centre in the heart of Melbourne. For the past 12 years the CERES Farm Team have been inspiring and training urban farmers of all ages, abilities and backgrounds with a demonstration local food […]


CERES Fair Food

CERES Fair Food is an ethical organic food delivery service providing the people across Melbourne with convenient access to affordable and fairly traded, organic fruit and vegetables. CERES Fair Food sources the freshest 100% certified organic produce directly from local farming families, and from CERES owned and managed urban farms right in the heart of […]