On the land Archive

Harnessing the power of local food economies

DETROIT might be close to 16,000km away from Victoria, but a visit this month from one of its’ passionate leaders brought a story of success in food entrepreneurship and food business that both enthralled and inspired a wide cross section of Gippslanders. Devita Davison

Thank you, Gippsland, for supporting our farmers

WHAT has Gippsland Farmer Relief been doing with your donations? From the beginning of October 2018 to the end of January 2019, Gippsland Farmer Relief delivered $55,000 worth of pre-paid Visa cards and $50,000 worth of food in hampers, as well as thousands of

Look at the house that hemp built

Almost 500 exhibitors will be on display at this year’s Seymour Alternative Farming Expo from February 15 to 17, at Kings Park in Seymour. Upwards of 22 000 visitors are expected to attend the three-day event which event manager, Susie Filleti, said the expo

Leading change with a good dash of kindness

IN LIFE’S big and unassuming moments, Sallie Jones thrives on creating positive change with kindness. From fostering community pride to empowering rural women, and inspiring dairy farmers to nurture their mental health, Sallie’s generosity of spirit anchors her personal life and business. Home-schooled until

Germano a VFF VP candidate

MIRBOO NORTH’S Emma Germano is one of two candidates for the vice president’s role with the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF). VFF members will have two opportunities to meet their candidates, Ms Germano and Gemma Monk, at forums in Horsham and Sale. The forums will