John was raised in a farming family before going to Perth for education, gaining a Bachelor of Commerce degree at UWA. After a year in the corporate world he returned to the land where he was a practitioner of sustainable agriculture. During the nineties he attended international conferences such as the Earth Summit, focusing on Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture. Since moving back to Perth he has spent more than a decade practically researching and refining methods of sustainable food growing. He has had long association with First Nations' peoples and was invited into lore and culture in the Pilbara.
Key Speaking Points
SUN - sustainably growing food to help reduce health gaps