Tag Archives: FOOD

Scholarship: $5,000/yr for students studying ag degrees @uni close 1 Feb

A Government-run scholarship is offering first-year university students $5,000 per annum if they study an agriculture-related degree. The Horizon Scholarship is an initiative of the Rural Industries R&D Corporation in partnership with industry sponsors and not only offers students financial … Continue reading

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Stories of NSW rural women from 2012 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll captured by the media

This year’s Honour Roll celebrates 126 inspiring women nominated from a range of services such as Red Cross, the Cancer Council, Hospital Auxiliaries, Bush Fire Brigades, Meals on Wheels, Rescue Services and business communities. Their stories reveal just some of … Continue reading

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Missed the River of Life QRRRWN rural women’s gig? Here’s some personal insights

River of Life – create your own current Qld Rural, Regional and Remote Women’s conference (QRRRWN) 5-7 September 2012 in St George. Sonia Muir (NSW RWN) & Georgie Somerset (Chair QRRRWN) This was a joint conference of Queensland Rural, Regional and … Continue reading

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Dreams Can Come True with Agriculture check out this fabulous short film

Don’t know what you want to be when you grow up? This terrific little short video made by Madeleine P.H. Hamilton will show you the endless career possibilities that the Australian agricultural industry can offer you… And there are plenty … Continue reading

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2013 RIRDC Rural Women’s Award now open. Nominate yourself or encourage someone else to apply for the $10k bursary

Are you a woman involved in primary industries and want to take your ideas to another level? Did I hear a  “Yes?” Then perhaps the RIRDC Rural Women’s Award could be just the thing for you. Applications are now open … Continue reading

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Forage – a walking degustation celebrating food, wine and agriculture is to be held in Orange

More than 600 people are expected to eat and drink their way along one of the Central West’s most scenic trails as part of one the headline events for Orange F.O.O.D. Week. Forage gets underway this Saturday 21st April with … Continue reading

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Cotton from animals? Not in this food plan

I have just had a quick trip to the deserts of Utah, Nevada and Arizona for a family celebration. Not much agriculture to be seen there although I am told the Colorado River provides irrigation to some of the areas … Continue reading

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Visit Sydney and taste the world

Do you get bored with the same old meals week after week? I love to travel and one of my favourite ways of experiencing cultures is to eat my way around the country’s food by seeking out local haunts off … Continue reading

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Forage – a unique autumn walking degustation across the hills of Orange

Last Saturday I took a stroll around my local Orange Farmers Market with my husband Gordon to stock up on a few supplies… like the juicyblood plums that are still in season. At 10.00am the 2012 F.O.O.D. Week (Food Of Orange … Continue reading

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