The horticultural market for compost is huge. In Australia, there are 10,000 fruit and vegetable farms on approximately 400,000ha. At least 120,000ha are used to grow annual crops such as vegetables.
The aim for Yarrabilba (South East Queensland) to become Australia’s first ‘sustainable food city’ gave rise to the recent world first compost hackathon.
AORA welcomes two new Board Directors Frank Frank Harney is an accomplished 3rd generation farmer, the managing director of Elmore Compost & Organics and a community minded leader.