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The New Age Co-op: Collaborative Farming in 2017

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Loxton Research Centre

Bookpurnong Road

Loxton, SA 5333

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Join us to hear from BIG PICTURE FARMERS who have thought OUTSIDE THE BOX to build their farming enterprise in line with their community.

From a community food movement working to utilize disused fruit blocks...through to an enterprise based on matching aspiring farming families with retiring farmers and investors. This session includes presentations from:
Cultivate Farms

Described as ‘Tinder’ of the farming world Cultivate Farms aims to match aspiring farming families with retiring farmers and investors to own and operate a farm together.

Sunraysia Local Food Future
A food movement working to support the local community to utilize disused fruit blocks and in turn create a local food economy

John Gladigau of Bulla Burra
Bulla Burra collaborative broad acre farming enterprise: John is a Nuffield Scholar, 4th generation farmer and brings to the table his vision to reduce costs, increase efficiencies and increase profitability of family farms.

Little Bunyip Farms
From collaborative date farming in Central Australia to growing mushrooms and microgreens in the Clare Valley, Little Bunyip offer a unique perspective on collaborative farming.

Village Green of Willunga Creek
Village Greens is a small, diversified organic market garden made up of farmers who are passionate about sustainable agriculture and blossoming local and fair food movement in Australia.

For more information:
Contact Eliza Rieger on 0408 416 684 or eliza.rieger@sa.gov.au.

This project is supported by the SA Murray-Darling Basin Natural Resources Management Board through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme and the NRM Levies.

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