Month : March 2015

Dust, sweat and lots of almonds 19th March, 2015

I might still be cleaning out the dust from my ears, washing the dirt out of my hair and rinsing the grit from my eyes, but I am proud and excited to let you know that we have just finished filming our ninth From Paddock to Plate school video. Hooray! Where do almonds come from? How do the almonds get from the paddock into the packet? Why are almonds good

FP2P teams up with Kubota at Farm World 27th March, 2015

In its 53rd year, Farm World at Lardner Park on the outskirts of Warragul, has grown to be Victoria’s largest regional agricultural event with 700 exhibitors. From Paddock to Plate was honoured to have a stage (out of the pouring rain) inside the Kubota marquee where crowds of students gathered to watch a sneak preview of the From Paddock to Plate Schools Program, or so I thought. I later realised that

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Country teen tells Q&A young people can afford a house

A teenager from a farming family in western Victoria says young people can afford to buy a house if they’re prepared to move to the country and sweep floors. Jock Maddern, from a small town of 800 people near the South Australian border, had a suggestion for fellow high school students on a special episode of Q&A. #FromPaddocktoPlate #feedyourmind

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