Author: Joel Orchard

Joel Orchard
Joel is a small-scale farms, sustainable food systems activist and local agricultural industry networker. Having established Future Feeders; a young farmers hub, community farming program and capacity building organisation in Northern NSW, co-founded Young Farmers Connect and the CSA Network Australia & New Zealand, Joel now works in ecological farm management, building local food economies and supports indigenous engagement in agriculture.

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Young Farmers Connect: National Network Launched

How is this New Economy? Agriculture in Australia is increasingly large, monocultural and wasteful. Getting young, independent farmers on the land is the only way we can begin to reverse this trend, so it is exciting to see the growth of organisations like Young Farmers Read More …