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  • The Dirt – APRIL 2024

    The impact of small-scale farming, Cross Pollinate planning, SPP 2024, plus much more.

  • media release – MARCH 2024

    Sprout Tasmania calls for prioritisation of concerns and needs of small-scale producers in upcoming election.

  • The Dirt – March 2024

    There is nothing like an election to get everyone in the community synthesising their thoughts and working out what really matters to them.

  • The Dirt – February 2024

    SPP 2024 kicks off, plus a stack of Community news!

  • The Dirt – JANUARY 2024

    With the new year comes a refreshed look for our newsletter. The format however remains the same, with specific updates of Sprout’s work from Inside Our Paddock followed by news from Your Community including details of workshops and events from organisations and farms aligned with our values.

  • Underwood Park

    Underwood Park is a 110 acre farm nestled in the Snug Tiers south of Hobart, Southern Tasmania. Surrounded by towering native eucalypt forests, the region is rich in native fauna. Since 2020, Angela and Josh have been working to restore the farm’s ecological function and biodiversity through regenerative agriculture practices – specifically holistic cattle grazing.  

  • Tasmanian Buffalo

    The Tasmanian Buffalo herd originates back to 1997, when three cows & one bull were imported into the state from Victoria.  At this stage the herd was based in Oyster Cove, South of Hobart, and consisted of Swamp Buffalo.  Over the years the herd grew, to the point where more land was required. 

  • Rising Farm

    Emma Bowen has a background in permaculture, market gardening, urban farming, design and community engagement, and most recently was founder and manager of Pocket City Farms, a quarter-acre urban farm in the centre of Sydney on a converted lawn bowls club, that provided organic produce, education and a place for connection to the local community.

  • Preston Ridge Free Range Pork

    At the top of the water source, on an island at the bottom of the world is a little place called Preston. It’s here, on a farm in the hillside that farmers David and Stella dedicate themselves to growing free-range pigs.

  • Lalla Valley Farm

    Lalla Valley Farm is a small family-owned farm run by Lauren and Rowan, located in the beautiful north east of Tasmania. We produce garlic and prime lamb using regenerative and sustainable practices.

  • Gardners Bay Farm

    Phil O’Donnell and Jimmy Zerella run Gardners Bay Farm, a market garden and orchard 10 minutes out of Cygnet. Originally established to supply the restaurant at Port Cygnet Cannery, the pair are now leasing the farm and selling their produce through veg box subscriptions and to restaurants.

  • Fat Pig Produce

    Situated in Glaziers Bay, Southern Tasmania on the lands of the Melukerdee people, Fat Pig Produce operates from the market garden at Fat Pig Farm, a regenerative, 70 acre property. The garden is 1.5 acres, filled with three distinct vegetable zones, a greenhouse and nursery, with a range of flowers, perennials and native trees interspersed between