Introducing Country Cuppas
The Victorian Rural Women’s Network is excited to celebrate International Day of Rural Women on 15 October 2019 by supporting a series of local gatherings across Victoria — Country Cuppas.
Country Cuppas encourages women to take time out to connect over a cuppa with other women in their region and share …
VFF Peninsula Branch – Our future of green wedge agriculture
VFF members free. $5 for non-members (at the door). RSVP essential.
ALL farmers from surrounding Green Wedge and Peri-urban areas welcome.
Guest speaker: Mr Robert (Rob) Faggian, Associate Professor at Deakin University in the Centre for Rural and Regional Futures, works with rural Australian’s to better understand the suitability of land in …
In 2019 we’re celebrating our farming community with a “Love Your Farmer” theme. Throughout the event you will see a host of activations and opportunities to celebrate the significant contribution our farmers make and the importance of this $13b food & fibre industry.
Tickets available online at http://lardnerpark.com.au/farm-world/
Focus: Australian Women in Emergencies Network
Above (from L-R): Australian Women in Emergencies Network (AWE) Founders Kathy Cooney, Bridget Tehan (President AWE Network) and Amanda Lamont
In early 2018, a group of women who work and volunteer in the emergency sector gathered at an International Women’s Day breakfast. A question was posed: ‘Is there a place for …
Small scale, big impact
Deb Bogenhuber is motivated by a deep connection to country and an interest in changing local food economies. As an ecologist and slow food proponent, Deb is fascinated by systems and the interaction of natural elements including land, water and soil.
Through her work as Executive Officer of Mildura-based Food Next …
Apply now: Victorian Regional Community Leadership Program
Candidates applying for funded places on the Victorian Regional Community Leadership Program courses through the Victorian Rural Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Program must adhere to the following terms and conditions:
Be a Victorian Rural Women’s Network subscriber. Here is a link to the network’s subscriber page: extensionaus.com.au/VRWNetwork/subscribe-to-the-victorian-rural-womens-network/
Be a rural or regional …
Women on Farms Gathering declared a winner
If numbers are anything to go by, the 2018 Women on Farms Gathering — Our Pearls of the Peninsula — at Rosebud was a great success. Now in its 29th year, the gathering attracted more than 200 farming women from across the state, with highest representation from Gippsland.
The weekend showcased …