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Producer Alumni

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{Alumni: a former student of an educational institution, or a former employee, associate, or member of a group.}

These are the participants of the Sprout Producer Program in years gone by. Many are still farming, some have moved to pastures new, all are part of the Sprout Family.

  • Old Beach Berries Farm

    Old Beach Berries is owned and farmed by David and Cathryn. In their other lives David is an Occupational Therapist and Cathryn is a Speech Pathologist. They bought the farm in November 2019 and they say it’s been a whirlwind tour and they are still on a steep learning curve. They also say that their mistakes are intermixed with occasional successes which are becoming more frequent!

  • Beaupre Farm

    Chris has worked as a Health Information System Expert and Monitoring and Evaluation specialist in post-disaster and conflict impacted countries for over 16-years. With limited farming experience, Chris feels she cannot call herself a farmer, however her disease management approach informed the farm’s weed eradication strategy and consequent deep respect, admiration and love for her small herd of weed munching full blood Boer goats.

  • Karoolalla Farm

    Karoolalla Farm is owned by two passionate farmers, Cate and Rupert. Rupert’s background is in logistics but started life at an agriculture school. He is comfortable anywhere, from the delivery depot to the cow paddock and can turn his hand to any farm challenge or project.  Cate began her professional life as a zoologist transitioning into medical science, veterinary management and horticulture and finally pulling it all together to become a chicken farmer and vegetable grower.   

  • Rosella Roost

    Rosella Roost became reality after Anthony and Paula took a leap of faith to pursue work that spoke to their hearts. They decided to try their hand at farming high quality nutrient rich food, even though neither had any land farming background! This combined all their passions: great food, animals and nature. They bought a small, neglected acreage where they could raise a family, create a living that sustained them while also leaving the world better than they found it. 

  • South Arm Farm

    Libby describes herself as a jack of all trades, but a master of none! She has worked in a variety of areas including as a graphic designer, florist, vet nurse, travel consultant, Product Manager and Product Director; has been involved in start-ups and has Bachelor of Design and Masters of International Business. She moved to Tassie 8 years ago and found her piece of paradise in South Arm about 6 years ago and has been growing on a small-scale ever since, selling her excess produce at local markets and community stalls.

  • Tamar Valley Pastured Eggs

    Tamar Valley Pastured Eggs was started in 2017 by Katt, Duncan and Meredith, three Queenslanders embarking on a tree change and respite from the heat.

  • VALLEY FRESH FARM

    Valley Fresh Farm is a small holding located in the Huon Valley on the outskirts of Huonville.  The farm is being developed to produce a range of organic vegetables in a large old glasshouse and surrounding open fields.

  • Tasmanian Natural Garlic and Tomatoes

    Tasmanian Natural Garlic and Tomatoes is operated on ‘Halfway’ a 100-acre property in Selbourne, Tasmania.

  • bridgenorth berries

    Bridgenorth Berries sits on 37 acres with approximately 10 acres under berry canes. The harvest season is staggered with boysenberries being the main crop and having the largest yield, along with a small crop of loganberries.

  • Huski Greens

    Meet the duo that make Huski Greens: Mac – a marketing professional and Oli – an entertainment lighting designer, had no previous farming experience. However the pull to living a more fulfilling and sustainable lifestyle was strong. After dreaming of a farm for years and becoming truly fed up with the grind of Sydney city life, they packed up their life and moved down to Tasmania in July 2018.

  • Lone Goose Farm

    It was shared a love of food, cooking and animals that brought Bec & Paul together 10 years ago. Living in suburban Melbourne, it was always their dream to buy a patch of land somewhere and give this farming thing a go. Once Paul got his visa (he’s from the UK) it was all systems go to find their little piece of land.

  • LANGDALE farm

    Langdale Farm offered gourmet farm stay accommodation on a small free range pig farm in the beautiful Tamar Valley of Tasmania, on the Tamar Valley Wine Route.