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UAF 2021 Speakers

We are honoured to welcome our 2021 keynote speakers and the wealth of experience and knowledge that they bring to this year's Urban Agriculture Forum.

Keynote & Featured Speakers

Chris Blythe

Director, Social Farms & Gardens

Clare Harvey

Urban Farmer, Melbourne Food Hub

Natalie Keene

CSA Farm Manager & Project Leader, Agroecology Consultant

Guest Speakers & Panelists


Thuch Ajak

Project Coordinator, United African Farm.

Leila Alexandra

Research Assistant, Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne

Dr Anita Peerson

Public health and food system consultant

Sally Beattie

President, Fawkner Food Bowls

Emma Bowen

Consultancy & Marketing, Pocket City Farms

Charlie Brennan

Kieran Christopherson

Co-found, Head Gardener , Echo Floria

Peter Dawe

Youth Community Greening Coordinator, Royal Botanic Gardens Sydeny

Annemaree Docking

Founder, Plan-it Rural

Josephene Duffy

CEO, Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation

Kelly Gillespie

Co-Founder and Farm Manager, Fawkner Food Bowls

Tracy Hardy

Dietitian/Nutritionist, Beauty Therapist and Founder, Wattleseed Nutrition, Health and Wellbeing

Gavin Hardy

Queensland coordinator, Community Gardens Australia

Geert Hendrix

Founder, Farmwall

Conor Hickey

General Manager, Collingwood Children’s Farm

Benedict Hughes

Apiarist, The Practical Beekeeper

Dr Jonathan Kingsley

Senior Lecturer in Health Promotion, Swinburne University of Technology

Dr Kate Wright

Co-Founder, Armidale Aboriginal Community Garden

Lucille Kelly

Co-Founder, Strettle St Market Garden

Jenny Kent

Haesook Kim

Naomi Lacey

President, Community Gardens Australia

Fay Loveland

Committee Member, Local Food Connect

Bjorn Low

Executive Director, Edible Garden City

Pauline Marsh

Social Researcher, University of Tasmania

Linda Martin-Chew

Director, The Rural Planner

Paula McLeod

Urban Farmer, Local Food Connect

Janet Novak

Gardener, Hilltop Garden

Sonia Nuttman

Lecturer & Food Systems Researcher, Deakin University, School of Health and Social Development

Bridget O'Brien

Co-Director, Garden Juju Collective

Phil Pettitt

Community Greening Manager, Botanic Gardens Greater Sydney

Belinda Reeve

Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney Law School

Nick Rose

Executive Director, Sustain

Clarence Slockee

Founder, Jiwah

Uncle Steve Widders

Co-Founder, Armidale Aboriginal Community Garden

Daniel Tatton

General Manager, 3000 Acres

Stephan Todd

La Vergne Lehmann

Business Development Advisor, Barengi Gadjin Land Council Aboriginal Corporation