AMY WARNE - FARMER
We’re stoked to introduce you to Amy, our new growing queen. She’s a Freo local and has a tonne of experience working with community, in sustainability and gardening. Many of you may know her from her work with Hilton Harvest.
DYLAN SMITH - CHAIR
When they met, Dylan’s wife Julia kindly said “we can live anywhere you want…in North Fremantle”. Dylan’s day job WA State Manager at Philanthropy Australia.
TOM CUNNINGHAM - BOARD MEMBER
Tom lives across the road from the farm and likes having a beer of an evening while keeping an eye on the crops…his engineering and business skills may also come in handy.
JOCE LÉ - BOARD MEMBER
Joce likes to bring cake to board meetings, making her the favourite. She is also our gun numbers and compliance person (her day job is an accountant). This double whammy make her the first, second and third favourite board member. Easily.
RENÉE GARDINER - Founder
Renée has held an inspired vision for the North Freo Social Farm since the very beginning. Renée lends her incredible knowledge of the site, her obsession with market gardens, passion for social impact and wellbeing, plus her killer relationship skills. She is, a star!
HANNAH TARRANT - MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCHER
Hannah might be quiet and unassuming, but she’s actually doing something that no-one else has done in Australia. Ever. She’s researching the benefits of social farming for people experiencing mental health issues. We’re super proud and very happy to support Hannah in this ground-breaking research.
BIG BIG THANK YOU
And a big thank you to the following wonderful people who are huge supporters of the North Fremantle Social Farm and have been working hard to get it up and running:
Rob Fittock - North Freo resident, Rob is our Master Site Manager and constant, forever supportive sure hand.
Cass Beeson - As Owner of Old Bridge Cellars Cass bring her astute business nous and bucket loads of enthusiasm along with her large community of all around lovely people.
Sally Kalaiarasu - As Manager of Regis North Fremantle Sally is keen to bring her community of residents to the Farm. And has personally done a tonne of labour to keep the farm in shape.
David Fowler - A retired landscape gardener David has used all the tools in the shed and hours of hard work to get the farm ready for planting. He’s our muscle man!
Lachie Bisset - Of North Street Store fame, Lachie is a strong voice of encouragement for the Farm. And his sweet treats keep us all in good spirits. Long live Lachie and his cinnamon scrolls!
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