Sustainable Abundance with Joel Salatin

NUT8109_NutriSoil 2 Day Event J.Salatin T24 Ad May 2019 HKeynote Speaker

Joel Salatin is an American farmer and a pioneer of chemical-free sustainable farming with experience in holistic management methods of animal husbandry on his Polyface Farm in Swoope, Virginia.  He has been at the forefront of grass-based farming for 40+ years and written a multitude of books including “Folks, This Ain’t Normal”; “You Can Farm”; and “Salad Bar Beef”.

Event description

The event, themed “Sustainable Abundance” will also be a celebration of our food producers, of local quality produce and an exposé on how to make farming a profitable enterprise.  Bush Goddess Foods will be catering the event, showcasing our region’s food at every opportunity.  Sustainable Abundance will create a mindscape for farmers and consumers to connect on the essence of growing food with integrity, that heals the land and nourishes the human body.

With a festival feel, the 2-day event will include a #heart your farmer dinner and free camping facilities.  This will allow attendees to embrace the paradigm shifting information they will receive from such a revolutionary trailblazer as Joel Salatin.

For further details contact the NutriSoil office on 02 6020 9676


Humanitix will be donating the profits of ticket sales to supporting indigenous scholarships for disadvantaged rural students.

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Hourly Schedule

Day 1 - 9am - 4.30pm followed by Dinner/Talk - 6pm - Late

9.00am - 9.30am
Registration & Morning Tea
Networking with old and meeting new connections.
9.30am - 10.00am
Welcome & Opening Address
Rachelle Armstrong, NutriSoil Biological Solution
10.00am - 12noon
Sustainable Abundance
Intensive Part 1 with Joel Salatin
12noon - 1.00pm
Networking with old and meeting new connections.
1.00pm - 2.30pm
Farmer presentations
2.30pm - 3.00pm
Networking with old and meeting new connections.
3.00pm - 4.00pm
Sustainable Abundance
Intensive Part 2 with Joel Salatin
4.00pm - 4.30pm
Panel Discussion
All speakers on a panel for questions from audience.
4.30pm - 6.00pm
Free time
Networking with old and meeting new connections.
6.00pm - 7.00pm
Pre-dinner nibbles & drinks
Networking with old and meeting new connections.
7.00pm - 7.15pm
Bush Goddess Foods
A word from our stunning caterer.
7.15pm - 7.30pm
7.30pm - 8.30pm
Real Food Grown by Real People
Joel Salatin addresses the need to reconnect with local food networks.

Day 2 - Field Trip ; Returning to NutriSoil 12.30pm for Q&A session finishing at 4pm.

8.30am - 9.15am
Bus departs NutriSoil
Please ensure you are booked for the FREE bus if intending to travel together.
9.15am - 10.30am
Hillsborough Quality Nuts Farm Visit
Andrew & Anita tell us about their farm vision (105 Mt Stanley Rd, Stanley VIC 3747)
10.30am - 11.00am
Networking with old and meeting new connections.
11.00am - 12.30pm
Black Barn Farm Visit
Jade & Charlie Showers tell us about their farm & vision (Chambeyron Rd, Stanley VIC 3747)
12.30pm - 1.15pm
Return to NutriSoil
1.15pm - 2.00pm
2.00pm - 3.45pm
Q&A Panel
Questions will be tabled throughout the event for Joel & other presenters to address.
3.45pm - 4.00pm
Closing Summary & Thanks


21 - 22 May 2019


9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Full 2-Day Event Package $310pp See Early Bird rates through booking platform.


NutriSoil Production & Educational Facility
343 Whytes Rd Baranduda, VIC 3691
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Rachelle Armstrong
Owner/Director, NutriSoil

Rachelle grew up on a dairy/beef property in Yackandandah, Victoria. She studied Health Science with Honours in Public Health before living and working in Sri Lanka for 3 years as a Community Health Facilitator. Rachelle then worked as a Youth & Community Development Officer for 3 years with the Shire of Nannup. Her father, Graham Maddock, an innovative farmer, developed vermiculture (worm) products in the 1980s, now known as NutriSoil. Eager to support the connection of food production and human health, Rachelle helped build the NutriSoil business which uses education and networking to heal the world from the ground up.