From bowls club to mushroom farm: how a new generation is reimagining life on the land

Semi-rural Queensland communities are welcoming small-scale farmers with sustainability in their sightsDownload the free Guardian app; get our morning email briefingMatt Davis is surveying his land while sipping a knock-off beer. His property would fit into the average Queensland farm more than 5,300 times and he can afford to relax – there are no fences to mend or animals to feed and his crops are impervious to the vagaries of the weather.Davis is an exotic mushroom grower, his pocket-sized farm in the equally diminutive town of Harrisville, south-west of Ipswich, a repurposed lawn bowls club. Continue reading… Source – Full Article

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