2017 Summer School (yes, in May) – Bookings now open!

By | 2017-05-16T22:55:18+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Categories: Courses & Training, Events, GrowerSupport, News, Resources|

SUMMER SCHOOL - ready to roll! 29th - 30th May 2017 This fantastic annual event brings together growers, experienced and new, and presenters in a feast of discussions on current best practice in local small-scale agriculture! There's a huge wealth of practical information available from expert presenters and the year's best opportunity to meet and learn [...]

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Queensland’s Mary Valley calls out for more market farmers to help revive region

By | 2016-10-20T13:34:46+00:00 April 30th, 2016|Categories: GrowerSupport, Mary Valley Country Harvest, News|

Co-op stars Bruno and Trish Gabbana at Gympie town Markets The ABC recently interviewed co-op members Trish, Bruno and Lesa.  Here is the link to a really good news article, with sound, as ABC journalist Jennifer Nichols reports: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-04-22/mary-valley-harvest-co-operative-reviving-region/7346868  

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Mary Valley farmers support ‘Boots for Change’

By | 2016-10-20T13:34:46+00:00 April 30th, 2016|Categories: GrowerSupport, Mary Valley Country Harvest|

The tidy family supporting "Boots for change" During April, Dagun Growers Market helped promote Boots For Change, an initiative of the Australian Farmer's Market Association  to connect farmers, their families, farmers’ markets and rural and urban communities. ABC Wide Bay visited some of our Mary Valley farmers at  Gympie Town markets and visited John and Julia [...]

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Farm Walk 24/04/2016 – Feral Pig control

By | 2016-10-20T13:34:46+00:00 April 14th, 2016|Categories: Events, GrowerSupport|

Update: ABC rural reporter Jennifer Nichols attended the farm walk and produced an excellent report which featured on the Qld Country Hour.  Here is the link to her report, with interviews and photos.  http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-04-29/mary-vallev-feral-pig-problem-returns/7369438   The next farm walk on Sunday 24th April will look at problems caused by feral pigs and examine ways landholders can co-operate to reduce wild pig numbers and the [...]

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Farm Walk 28/02/2016 – Tamworth Flyers

By | 2016-10-20T13:34:46+00:00 February 24th, 2016|Categories: Events, GrowerSupport|

For his month's farm walk on Sunday 28th February we will gain another practical pastural perspective  from Phil Stringer and his positively perspicacious porcine performers.   Details are: Sunday 28th February, starting at 2pm.Tamworth Flyers, 1229 Noosa Rd, Tandur Happy pigs fed by a subtropical garden Phil Stringer, one of the (very active) directors of the co-op, has again offered his hospitality to show us round [...]

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2016 Summer School, 9&10 February, Kandanga Hall. Program and booking details

By | 2016-10-20T13:34:46+00:00 January 21st, 2016|Categories: Events, GrowerSupport|

    Please book your space as soon as possible to this incredibly informative two days, with an impressive list of knowledgeable presenters. Not only do you get to be informed on  best practise farming, you get to meet some of your local farming community and make connections that support your business. This year there are [...]

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Sunshine Coast buyers group shuns supermarkets for fresh produce direct from the Mary Valley

By | 2016-10-20T13:34:46+00:00 November 7th, 2015|Categories: GrowerSupport, Mary Valley Country Harvest, News|

Caedman  delivering to the lively lot at Perigian on a Thursday night The ABC recently reported one of our family groups that we deliver to each week on the Sunshine Coast see their full article http://www.abc.net.au/local/photos/2015/11/02/4343602.htm

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Monthly Farm walk – 25 October 2015 – Bringing back a creek on your property.

By | 2016-10-20T13:34:47+00:00 October 11th, 2015|Categories: Events, GrowerSupport|

The next farm walk will be at Dave Ross's property at 127 Diamondfield Rd Amamoor, 2pm on Sunday 25th October 2015.  A special event as part of Mary River Month. A restored tributary of Diamonfield Creek This month's farm walk is part of Mary River Month, where Dave Ross has kindly offered to show us the results of [...]

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