In 2010 Chris launched CERES Fair Food; in the seven years since it's become Melbourne's most popular organic delivery service. Fair Food does good at every part of the food chain; buying from local farmers & grocery makers, employing asylum seekers, building and community through its 74 volunteer Food Hosts.
Chris writes a popular weekly newsletter and also loves helping the next generation of CERES urban farmers get their enterprises off the ground.
Skills & Expertise
- Social enterprises
- Online retail
- Urban agriculture
- Mentoring young social food entrepreneurs
The best advice I’ve been given is by my late market gardening mentor, Joe Garita. I’d just started farming and I was putting off planting a pumpkin crop, coming up with excuses about how would I manage it and all the things that could go wrong…. Time was getting short and Joe just said to me one day, “Chris just plant the pumpkins, just plant the pumpkins, they’ll be okay”.….
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