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Nov 17 2020

NRF Member Story: Frida’s Field

Diversifying Income Streams on Small Farms The Rawlings are a hard working family living on a picture-perfect farm in Nashua and living their dream - to produce wholesome delicious food, shared with others, while farming sustainably to sequester carbon, build soil health and foster biodiversity. Background Frida’s Field is a farm owned by Jeanie & Edward Rawling and family since 2015. The property is in the Byron Hinterland hamlet of Nashua and offers 120 acres of fertile river flats, boarded by the Byron Creek and Wilson River.  It was one of the...

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Oct 14 2020

NRF Member Stories: Rainforest Foods – Value Adding Australian Native Foods

A passion for conservation & regenerating combined with some basic business know how has led Anthony Hotson and family to their successful family value-add business ‘Rainforest Foods’.    Background   Rainforest Foods is a pioneer in the evolving Australian native food industry. The people behind the brand are Anthony Hotson & Julz Martens and family.  Their passion for conservation and regeneration of the Australian rainforest is obvious and has resulted in the planting and harvesting of an extensive range of native food plants for over 25 years. They grow a wide range of Australian...

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Sep 03 2020

New directions at NRF…

Hello!! Hello NRF members and friends - I’m Anne Briggs and I’ve started this week as Executive Officer. I am looking forward to working with you all again with new directions and strategies to help grow our local food industry. Thank you Allison & Pam! Firstly a great big shout out to Allison Henry who finished up as Executive Officer earlier this year. Allison worked in the role as Executive Officer for approximately 18 months and in that time kicked some big goals, including securing significant government funding for the next three years...

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Jun 28 2020

Social Media Coordinator Contract

Do you have a strong Marketing background with great social media skills? This role would connect you with the finest producers from the paddock to the plate across the Northern Rivers and the fabulous food our region produces.   What’s in it for you? Building connections with the region’s food producers from the paddock to the plate; famous, infamous, just beginning or as yet undiscovered. Networking with a truly collaborative food group that shares a passion for making great food, making lifelong friendships and making a difference to the food industry in...

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Jun 27 2020

Executive Officer Opportunity

The Executive Officer for Northern Rivers Food is a unique role for someone who shares our values, loves the food industry and wants to be part of an incredible group. This is an exciting time to join us.   The role will include: connecting, engaging and supporting our NRF members; supporting our management team with the implementation of the NRF strategic plan; building our sponsorship, membership and funding base; growing the provenance of food from the Northern Rivers; communicating with our members and food industry stakeholders with monthly newsletters, website updates,...

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