Farmers of our Valley

Read about the characters that make our Valley so unique.

Farmer of the month: Nick Shaw

Farmer of the month: Nick Shaw

This month’s farmer of the Valley of St Albans is Nick Shaw. Nick is a Horticulturalist and is passionate about plants. He teaches horticulture at Ryde College of TAFE where he teaches about plants so much of his life is about just that - plants.  Nick was inspired to...

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Farmers of the Month Series:

Farmers of the Month Series:

Each month PSI profiles a farmer of our valley who is growing food and contributing to the ‘Valley Veg Basket’. Farmers of the month profile - "The Girls" Sherri McMahon and Ingrid CullenSherri and Ingrid need no introduction for us locals here at St Albans. Apart...

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Farmer of the Month: Louise Dragsund, Cosy Nook, St Albans.

Farmer of the Month: Louise Dragsund, Cosy Nook, St Albans.

Louise and husband Len live at Cosy Nook, St Albans, neighbouring the common. They are recent arrivals to the valley and wanted a place like Cosy Nook for quite a while.  Since their arrival they have transformed the piece of land into a productive oasis, building a...

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Farmers of the Valley Series – Heath Bailey

Farmers of the Valley Series – Heath Bailey

Each month PSI profiles a farmer of our valley who is growing food and contributing to the ‘Valley Veg Basket’. This month is Heath Bailey. Farmer of the month profile - Heath Bailey History repeating itself - Heath in blue and his brother Kurt with their large...

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Farmers of our Valley Series – Ninian Sternbeck

Farmers of our Valley Series – Ninian Sternbeck

Each month, we will profile the wonderful Farmers of our Valley as a way to inform and honor what they contribute. Over the year, I think you will be surprised about who is growing produce, how much is being produced and how it’s being produced. New, young farmers...

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