It’s difficult to find the right words for a New Year message when so much of our region is going through very tough times with the bushfire crisis in East Gippsland, but the shining star in times like these is the community spirit and gutsy resilience of Gippslanders. Our deepest condolences to those who have lost a family member or friend. Our hearts go out to everyone who is impacted and are dealing with overwhelming losses - this impact will continue to be felt for many weeks and months ahead.
( Information copied from Vic Emergency) There are three significant fires burning in the forest in East Gippsland near Bruthen, Buchan and Bonang. It is likely that these fires will impact communities today (Monday 30th January ) when the weather is forecast to be very hot, dry and with strong gusty winds.
Food unites people. And starts conversations. Our Operations Team ( unfortunately minus one Julian Hill on the day ) united over Gippsland produce this week to reflect on the year’s project achievements and milestones- and look ahead to an exciting 2020, inspired by the encouraging and empowering leadership of Dr Nicola Watts.
East Gippsland has added another foodie delight destination to its list, with the Barrel Room at the Nicholson River Winery set to be popular spot to take in a beautiful view whilst enjoying a glass of wine from a vineyard that's been around since 1978!
f you're an employer looking to introduce some trainees into your business in 2020 - we'd like to help you! Or if you're a young person looking for a start and a career in Gippsland's food and fibre sector in 2020 - we'd like to help you too!
Gippsland is a diverse and large region that from end to end is about an eight hour drive – and to put it in perspective, when you’re on the Princes Highway and you go past the sign for Lindenow in East Gippsland, you’re at the half way mark! This does not deter us in getting out and about though, with the Food & Fibre Gippsland Operations Team regularly meeting face to face with people all over the region.