The COBWA Committee

David McFall

Chairperson

David McFall is a 4th generation farmer located in the picturesque district of Cherry Tree Pool in the Great Southern District of WA.

The property ‘Temple Farm’ is a leading example of regenerative organic farming...

Jason Jarvis

Vice Chairperson

Jason Jarvis is the third generation of his family to Farm at Happy Valley, thier property just south of Donnybrook. The family business trading as Prime Organics has been certified organic since 2009 and produce apples, pears, nashi, plums, eggs and beef cattle. Jason has had extensive fruit industry involvement...

Barry Green

Treasurer

Barry Green and wife Dale own Boronia Farm at Donnybrook which has held NASAA certification since 1999. Boronia Farm produces organic beef and fruit and also has a one cottage farm stay.

Barry has also been a founding member and is director...

Garry Page

Garry and his wife Linda run a mixed farming enterprise at Pingelly.  Currently growing organic oats for milling, hay for the horse industry and sheep for meat and wool.

Having a business background in wool brokering and newsagent industry he brings a ground up approach to the organics industry.

Mike Van de Griend

We are Mike and Jocelyn, and our five children; the unlikely combination of an American farm boy from Iowa, and a city gal from Perth, Western Australia. We hale from California's Central Valley, known as: California’s "bread basket".

David Martin

David Martin owns Stormflower Vineyard in Margaret River, which has held organic certification since 2016 and produces a range of certified organic wine. 

 

David is also a co-founder of the Alex Hotel in Perth, and was previously a co-founder of Little Creatures Brewery in Fremantle.

William Newton-Wordsworth

William Newton-Wordsworth, his wife Kelly and son Vincent farm using bio-dynamic organic methods on their farm “Boraning”, near Williams  in the Great Southern area of Western Australia. As they started in 1987, this makes “Boraning” the longest...

Julia Speight

Growing up in Katanning with a 'greenie' Mum and a business minded and innovative Dad;  Julia seemingly combined her parents skills and passion and founded The Little Big Store in 2014, an organic grocery retail store in Perth's northern suburbs. Her mantra was to promote good quality, affordable and fresh organic produce to the people of Perth.

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