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Women, Wellbeing & Wine 28th July, 2015

Congratulations to The West Midlands Group team and Women’s Committee members for establishing this landmark day in Western Australia to strengthen the positive profile of women and celebrate their amazing contributions to the WA community.

AgFest Field Days 2015 12th May, 2015

A fresh fall of snow down to 200 metres on my arrival into Launceston only added to the beauty of Tasmanian scenery as I drove the 20 minutes to Carrick for the AgFest Field Days.

Narrabri Show 2015 6th May, 2015

From Paddock to Plate (FP2P) hit the road again this week, driving past paddocks bursting with cotton as growers busily harvested, to spend time at the annual Narrabri Show.

F.O.O.D Week, Orange NSW 10th April, 2015

F.O.O.D Week, held in the spectacular Orange District of NSW 10-19 April 2015, was bursting with flavours, fun and unique experiences.

Paddock to Plate app 16th July, 2015

I am very excited to announce the launch of the FREE national Paddock to Plate App! It is the first App of its kind that allows users to find local farmers who produce the ingredients needed to make specific recipes.   Choose a recipe, tap the farmer icon beside an ingredient, and all the local farmers who produce this food in the region will pop up on a map, identifying

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

Kubota shoot 11th December, 2014

Who knows where you’ll find From Paddock to Plate’s Louise FitzRoy! This week she was captured in Gippsland, Victoria, digging a few trenches, mowing the lawn and feeding out hay. The result… watch the ad here.

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

Agriculture teachers discuss FP2P Schools Program 14th January, 2015

I am extremely grateful to teachers in NSW for providing me with constructive feedback on the From Paddock to Plate (FP2P) Schools Program at the 2015 NSW Association of Agriculture Teachers Conference held in Ballina this week.

Farm Weekly captures Louise FitzRoy’s journey 30th July, 2014

Thank you to Beth Johnston for writing this fabulous feature in Farm Weekly’s Ripe Magazine.

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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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