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Event & Model – Community Food Systems With Chris Ennis, CERES, 7 October

Posted in Events, Models by Ferne Edwards on September 26th, 2007

Community Food Systems With Chris Ennis

What is a community food system? Explore local food projects here and around the world and their environmental, economic and social benefits. This workshop would be of benefit to organisations and individuals looking to create sustainable food projects.

Sunday 7th October 2007
1 session 10am—4pm
Location: CERES Market Gardens
Fee: $88/$77 CERES members or concession

What to expect
Social Enterprises
Community Markets
Community Supported Agriculture
Market Gardens
Farmers Markets
Food Co-ops
Food Security
Food Miles

About the Teacher:
Chris Ennis manages CERES’ Organic Farm and Training Programs including 2 market gardens, organic fruit and vegetable market. With a background in Permaculture and a focus on food growing in cities; Chris has initiated projects such as Seven Stars Catering Project, OM Mushrooms, The Urban Orchard and the Merri Creek Market Garden. In 2005 Chris spent 4 months travelling in Brazil, Canada, USA and Europe researching community food systems.


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