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 running certified broad acre organic farm in WA. Over this period they have diversified land use by planting orchards of olives, pistachios and mixed fruit and nut trees, tracts of native trees and shrubs, and the on farm business to include producing cattle, sheep, oat crops, a horse stud and training centre and an accommodation business.
William, Kelly and their family’s work in agriculture has been recognised by them receiving The Williams Landcare Achiever of the Year Award in 2007 and the Sustainability Award in the WA Regional and Community Awards in 2012. Their olive oil and marmalades have been exported and stocked in prestigious London store Harvey Nichols and their gourmet bio-dynamic meats included in The West Australian Newspaper’s food critic Rob Broadfield’s top 20 gourmet products of WA. William is a passionate advocate for biodynamic and organic farming and safe food, and he and his wife Kelly take a public stand against the widespread use of poisons and GMOs in agriculture worldwide.