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Growing Organic Farming

December 8 @ 6:00 pm - December 9 @ 3:00 pm

Friday 8 DECEMBER
RMIT Building 80, Level 2, Room 7 @ 6pm

Keynote Speaker – Charles Massy, sharing about his newly released book ‘Call of the Reed Warbler’

ORICoop, together with AFSA are presenting this heartfelt movie: ‘Look and See’ by Wendell Berry.

Saturday 9 DECEMBER
Ross House Association
247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000
10am – 3pm

Join ORICoop members and friends for a day of information, inspiration and networking for building a stronger organic sector, that is endeavouring to address some of the key issues across organic food and farming in Australia. Organic lunch is included.

SPEAKERS
Cooperative Structures Applicable to Agricultural Projects
Antony Mc Mullen – Co-operative Bonds

Succession – How to ensure the future of your farm
James Benson- Next Rural

Organic Farm Management and Opportunities
Rob Fenton – Head Teacher, NEC

Compost & Broadacre Grain
Frank Harney – Organic farmer

Building Scale & Opportunity
Nathan Free – Nuffield Scholar & Organic farmer

Localised Food Systems & Solutions
Robert Pekin/Food Connect & Chris Ennis/CERES

Investment Options
– Collaborative Structures & Learnings from ORICoop
Rohan Clarke – Co-operative Bonds & Carolyn Suggate – ORICoop

Actively Participating Communities
Elsie L’Huillier – Commoners Cooperative

Cultivating the next Farming Generation
Sam Marwood – ORICoop/Cultivate Farms

Between Friday 8 December 2017 and Saturday 9 December 2017

Workshop Topics include:
* Cooperative Inspiration
* Succession Options for farming
* Organic farm expansion & opportunities
* Localised food systems
* Co-operative opportunities
* Real Impact Investment
* Collaborative communities
* Cultivating the next generation of farmers

Lunch is included. Places are limited.

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Organizer

Carolyn Suggate
Phone:
448778074
Email:
admin@organicinvestmentcooperative.com.au
Website:
http://organicinvestmentcooperative.com.au

Venue

Ross House Association
247 Flinders Lane
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Phone:
+61 3 9650 1599
Website:
http://rosshouse.org.au/