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Autumn Newsletter

The Heart of Farming: Understanding Farming Families

Once upon a time, nearly everyone had a personal connection to a farming family, with family-owned and operated farms serving as the backbone of food production. However, in today’s modernised world, farming families living remotely make up less than 3% of the Australian population, resulting in a significant disconnect between consumers and the agricultural sector. …

Farmer On Your Plate Special Feature

Farming Champions chairwoman in the running for Rural Women’s Award!

Farming Champions Chair, Nicola Kelliher, has recently been named one of the three WA finalists for the AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award, and her journey is nothing short of inspiring. As the driving force behind Farmer On Your Plate, an event hosted by the volunteer-driven, not-for-profit organisation Farming Champions, Nicola is dedicated to creating meaningful connections …

Farmer On Your Plate

2023 Farmer On Your Plate address

On Saturday 4 November 2023 Farming Champions held the 11th annual Farmer On Your Plate event. This year, for the first time at Esplanade Reserve, in Fremantle. A huge thank you goes out to our sponsors, members, exhibitors, presenters, volunteers, dignitaries, musicians, farmers and the community who attended!! Farming Champions Chair, Nicola Kelliher delivered her …

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Newsletter Winter

Taking a Winter Break with Your Beekeeping Endeavours

June is typically the month beekeepers can finally take a well-deserved break and let their buzzing friends thrive in favourable conditions. During the Winter months, the bees are strategically placed in areas with warm temperatures, abundant nectar, and plentiful pollen supplies, ensuring their continued growth and happiness. With the bees happy, beekeepers shift their focus …

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News You Can Use Newsletter Winter

Are yellow limes bad?

Limes in-store are always green, but the limes on my tree are turning yellow! No this doesn’t mean you’ve missed the prime time for enjoying your limes. Limes aren’t unripe lemons – they are two different fruits entirely. They can be substituted for each other in cooking due to their similar taste profiles. Lemons are …