Meet our Eggsperts Jasmine Whitten and Jessica Fearnley

Young Farming Champion Jasmine Whitten will partner with intern Jessica Fearnley to deliver the Eggscellent workshop at the Sydney Royal Easter Show Primary School Preview Day. Students will be taken on a journey to become eggsperts discovering how the humble egg is good for both their brain and body. They will be given the chance … Continue reading “Meet our Eggsperts Jasmine Whitten and Jessica Fearnley”

Only boys can be farmers – Jasmine Whitten is blowing up outdated stereotypes

When I was fifteen my school careers adviser told me “You can’t become a farmer because that’s a boy’s job!”. It was clear that she didn’t know me very well.  My upbringing has shown me there are no ‘boy jobs’ or ‘girl jobs’, especially in agriculture!  Rather than accepting this outdated notion, it kickstarted my … Continue reading “Only boys can be farmers – Jasmine Whitten is blowing up outdated stereotypes”

Young Farming Champions Muster November 2019 2nd Edition

This fortnight’s top stories from our Young Farming Champions (YFC) around the globe! Last weekend YFC gathered in Sydney to celebrate the achievements of 2019, learn new skills, develop expertise and plan for the year ahead. Let’s jump straight over to YFC Dione Howard for a workshop recap: Friday through to Monday saw new YFC … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster November 2019 2nd Edition”

Mentoring and Volunteering help Young Farming Champions star at 2019 NSW Landcare and Local Land Services Conference

YFC Jasmine Whitten presenting at NSW Landcare and Local Land Services Conference Bouncing across the stage, full of energy and animation, Young Farming Champion Jasmine Whitten delivered the ‘best-in-show’ presentation at the 2019 NSW Landcare and Local Land Services Conference held in Broken Hill from 22-24 October. Jasmine was one of two Young Farming Champions … Continue reading “Mentoring and Volunteering help Young Farming Champions star at 2019 NSW Landcare and Local Land Services Conference”

Young Farming Champions Muster November 2019 1st Edition

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions (YFC) around the country… In the Field YFC Tim Eyes from The Food Farm: Central Coast has been busy making hay (while the sun shines)! “When I started farming on the coast I was told you cannot make hay here and I am still told that every … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster November 2019 1st Edition”

Young Farming Champions Muster October 2019 2nd Edition

Top stop stories from Young Farming Champions (YFC) around the globe! In the Field “Connect and Collaborate” are the two words we use most often at Young Farming Champions HQ, and this week it’s our pleasure to start our Muster with two stories highlighting these values. Wool YFC and Tasmanian based shearer Tom Squires and … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster October 2019 2nd Edition”

Showcasing our 2019 dairy and eggs Archibull Prize entries

The Archibull Prize connects school students with the people and the places behind the food we eat and the natural fibres we use. Since its inception over 300,000 students have been engaged in courageous conversations about how farmers and the community can work together to create a world with zero hunger and zero waste. Australia’s dairy … Continue reading “Showcasing our 2019 dairy and eggs Archibull Prize entries”

Young Farming Champions Muster September 2019 2nd Edition

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions (YFC) around the globe.  In the Field  Spring is here and our young farmers are starting the season on a high. They’re planting trees, shearing sheep, hanging out with cute little lambs and stopping to smell the wildflowers along the way.  Wool YFC Melissa Henry, from Quebon Coloured … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster September 2019 2nd Edition”

Young Farming Champions Muster September 2019 1st Edition

This week’s top stories from Young Farming Champions (YFC) around the world.  In the Field We all know dogs are a human’s best friend and when it comes to farm dogs they are both best friends and highly valued team members! This week celebrated International Dog Day and YFC Peta Bradley sent us these beautiful … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster September 2019 1st Edition”

Young Farming Champions Muster August 2019 1st Edition

This week’s top stories from our Young Farming Champions (YFC) around the country and globe.  In the field First stop on our round the globe tour this week is with YFC Sam Coggins who has touched down in SE Asia for the next stage of his work with Rise Harvest. Sam is the co-founder of … Continue reading “Young Farming Champions Muster August 2019 1st Edition”