What Will We Do Next?

As the reality of life post-orcharding looms large, Hugh and I spending a few days off the farm and starting to think about what comes next for us. You’d think we’d have thought about this long ago, before we put this whole train of events in motion...

Getting Up Close and Personal

If you follow us on Facebook, you might be seeing a bit more of our faces in coming weeks, because we’ve started doing Facebook Live videos. We need to put in a little disclaimer right at the start—don’t expect anything too professional, we’re...

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...

Here’s a great story about a farmer…

RIRDC Victorian Rural Women’s Awards – Week 5 Here’s a story about a farmer… A young woman came home to the family farm in her thirties, because her dad was about to sell the farm, and she suddenly realised she wanted to be a farmer. After...