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This website aims to develop case studies of the development of farming practices and attendant transformations of local ecologies of defined blocks of land. Through these biographies of particular plots of land we are developing localised analyses of the wider historical trends in the political economy/ecology of the Northern Rivers.

Eric Bazzana’s Story

By on Jul 25, 2013 in Industry Interviews | 0 comments

This is an edited version of a conversation between Eric and Marie Bazzana, and Jo Kijas, on 8 May 2013. It contains stories about Eric’s family history  | Bananas  | Marie’s family history  | The beginning of changes to the town  | Transport and supply  | Married life  | Primary producers’ store  | The Aquarius festival  | The legacy of Aquarius | Changing...

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Geraldine, Georgia and Lance’s Story

By on Jul 5, 2013 in Industry Interviews | 0 comments

This is an edited version of a conversation between Hazel Ferguson, Geraldine O’Flynn, Georgina Powell, and Lance Powell, on 7 March 2013. It contains reflections on Land History | Markets | Profitability | Climate and the needs of the fruit vs the big markets  | Ecosystems: soil and bush regeneration  | Succession Geraldine: My name is Geraldine O’Flynn. I’m an...

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