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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.
Pam and Dino Coiacetto

Pam and Dino Coiacetto

By on Jun 7, 2013 in The Coiacettos' |

This is an edited version of a conversation between Dino and Pam Coiacetto and Jo Kijas on November 15, 2012 at their property on Tuntable Creek Road It contains reflections on Dino and Pam: family backgrounds | The original farm | From dairying to mixed farming | Weeds to lifestyle blocks | Beans, cucumbers and a lot of bananas | Cyclones and the Tornado | Resumed...

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Bonnie Walker’s Story

By on May 29, 2013 in The Walkers' |

The story is an edited version of a conversation between Bonnie Walker and Hazel Ferguson 9th July, 2012. It contains stories about Coming to the Northern Rivers | Market changes | Education: SoilCare and TAFE | Soil Health | Community | Land-use and the future of farming |   Coming to the Northern Rivers My name is Bonnie Walker, I’m an avocado farmer we also...

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