Rotary Melb 23 Mar
Weekly Club Meeting - 23 Mar 2022
Speaker Emma Germano, President, Victorian Farmers' Federation
Topic 'Rural & Regional Australia After the Pandemic'
Time 12.30 for 12.50-2.00pm
Venue No35 Restaurant Sofitel Hotel on Collins
Price $50 (2course lunch @ No35)
$10 Zoom only online access
The Victorian Farmers Federation is an active, lobby group dedicated to the interests of farmers and making a difference to communities. Through political advocacy and leadership, the VFF has generated substantial benefits for the agriculture sector since its formation in 1979.
Emma Germano is Managing Director of her family mixed operation I Love Farms. Growing fresh vegetables for local and export markets, as well as running sheep and beef cattle, I Love Farms has a firm focus on sustainability and strives to connect with Australian consumers. I Love Farms has a farm-gate store which assists to increase the community’s understanding of food and fibre production.
Emma is the current Victorian Farmers Federation President, board member of the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show and Director of The Queen Victoria Market.
Emma is also a Nuffield Scholar (2014), her research examining global export opportunities for Australian primary producers.
Ultimately, Emma strives to be a strong voice, representing Australian growers and ensuring a vibrant and sustainable future for agriculture in Australia.
Note: Proof of Vaccination is required on entry to Sofitel function spaces