Sawmill being used to saw wood

Visit to Bambra Agroforestry Farm

Bambra Agroforestry Farm Visit Raphie, Paul and Holly from CERES Fair Wood visit Rowan Reid’s stunning Bambra Agroforestry Farm Demonstration with graduates of the Gippsland Master Tree Growers Course and Western Port Catchment Landcare Network. Rowan Reid is serious aussie agroforestry academic, who created his amazing Bambra Agroforest Farm, in the lush Otways. Rowan has […]

Photo of tall sugar gum trees inbright sunlight

Fair dinkum wood: Locally sourced ecologically sustainable timber

CERES Fair Wood has established itself as an honest broker, linking people seeking environmentally and socially responsible timber with small local farm foresters and salvage sawmillers who can struggle to find a market for their resource. While still small in scale, could this social enterprise’s local ‘chain of custody’ approach become a new model for […]

Chris Ennis General Manager CERES Fair Wood holding timber

CERES Fair Wood in the News, March 2018

CERES Fair Wood wins Darebin competition for start-ups! March 2018 Here is an excerpt from the article in the Herald Sun by Richard Pearce, Preston Leader, March 2018. ‘Architect Paul Haar came up with the idea to counter the huge amount of timber illegally farmed from countries like Myanmar and Cambodia and support sustainable and […]

CERES Fair Wood team holding winning giant cheque for 20,000 dollars

CERES Fair Wood wins Darebin Pitch-IT!

CERES Fair Wood wins Darebin Pitch-IT! Thursday 26th April, 2018 was a big day 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 […]