Postgraduate student, James Cook University

A farmer, Michael operates a vertically integrated, value adding, field to fork operation, bridging the city-country divide in southern NSW. Passionate about biological farming, diversity and resilient food systems, he walks the talk of triple bottom line, promoting eating as an agricultural and ecological act. Michael is a director of several industry organisations, a leader in the Slow Food movement, national spokesperson for the Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance, and author. He is currently on Australian Rural Leadership scholarship and pursuing post grad studies in Australian Leadership at James Cook University.