Girls can be farmers too!

Having been a woman farmer for almost 20 years, and being around so many other awesome women farmers all the time, it’s easy to forget that most people still think of the stereotypical farmer as a man. Luckily Kate Keegan, who is a producer at ABC ME, is aware...

One year later …

Around this time a year ago, I was just about ready to throw up.  I was full of nervous anticipation, and had written, and was rehearsing, the acceptance speech for the Rural Women’s Awards, “just in case” I was lucky enough to win. We stayed in...

Do you love social media, or hate it?

Social media – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, you name it – is ubiquitous. It’s so much part of modern life that it’s almost pointless even contemplating whether you think it’s good or bad, though luckily, we all get to choose whether, and...

Victorian Rural Woman of the Year – My Journey

Week 1… A week has gone by since winning the award, and it feels like a month! The first few days themselves each seemed a week, but now I’ve had a few days’ holiday (pre-booked before the Awards ceremony), and am feeling full of energy and enthusiasm to get started...

About us…

We’re in the middle of overhauling our website (yes, again!) and have just updated our ‘about us’ page. Which got us to thinking that a lot of the stuff on that page – what motivates us, our backgrounds, the training we’ve done over many...