On 14 June, FFS staff and PhDs visited Western Sydney University Hawkesbury campus and the $7m National Vegetable Protected Cropping Centre.
A world-leading plant microbiologist and Director of the Global Centre for Land-Based Innovation at Western Sydney University, Dist. Prof. Singh leads a FFSCRC project developing bio-based solutions to combat key root pathogens in Australia’s protected cropping systems.
A new, $6.8M FFS project links vertical farm operators, data solutions providers and seed distributors with crop, sensor and IoT experts to develop tools that monitor and manage crop performance, pests, pathogens and pollination in near-real-time, enabling automated indoor production.
Mindy Woods, Indigenous chef-restaurateur, two-times MasterChef contestant, Australian culinary ambassador and 2022 Future of Food Summit Gala Dinner keynote, talks about a sustainable approach to food that’s been honed over millennia..
Indigenous foods and sustainability champion, former MasterChef contestant and proud Bundjalung woman Mindy Woods will be the MC for the 2022 Future of Food Summit Gala Dinner on the evening of 1 December at Queensland Museum, in Brisbane’s CBD.