COVID-19

From wheat to heat – a spicy change of direction for a Loddon Shire farm

by admin • June 5, 2020

Jude Hannah is a Wedderburn local who has returned to the area after many years away – bringing with her a wealth of experience… and a taste of chillies. Reconnecting with an old friend from 30 years ago, local farmer Neville Tonkin, led not only to romance, but to a new business venture: growing peppers […]


Behind the scenes: How Bendigo’s artisans are responding to COVID-19

by admin • April 3, 2020

It was watching the news and seeing the lengthy queues outside Centrelink offices that prompted Dave Jenkins into action. “I saw what was happening to everyone as a result of the coronavirus and I got extremely emotional and started crying,” he says. “I asked myself what I could do to help that was quick and […]