Farmer Profile

Rhett McKenzie-Edwards

Rhett McKenzie-Edwards

 Devonport TAS 7310, Australia
 Tasmania
Tasmania
 Associate financial counsellor
 Restaurant Manager Bar owner Farm Hand Electoral officer
 1-3 Years

Farming Preferences:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Market garden 4
  • Beef 4
  • Chickens 4
  • Mixed Farming 4
  • Orchard 4
  • Pig Farming 3
  • Sheep 3
  • Viticulture 2
  • Specialty Crops 2
  • Broad Acre Cropping 2
  • Horse Breeding 1
  • Sugar Cane 1
  • Other livestock 1
  • Goats 1
  • Cotton 1
  • Dairy 1
  • Aquaculture 1
  • Rice 1
  • Other Farming Preferences: None

Farming Skills:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Business Management 4
  • Marketing 4
  • Sales 4
  • Book Keeping 4
  • Human Resources 3
  • Planning 3
  • Accounting 3
  • Livestock Mustering 2
  • Agronomy 2
  • Orcharding 2
  • Fencing 2
  • Cropping 2
  • Animal Husbandry 2
  • Machinery Operation 2
  • Other Farming Skills: None

Farming Methods:

1 = no skill level, 4 = most skill level

  • Regenerative 4
  • Grass fed 4
  • Organic 3
  • Urban 2
  • Conventional 2
  • Biodynamic 2
  • Permaculture 2
  • Other Farming Methods: None

Farm Opportunities Sought:

  • Equity
  • Lease
  • Share Farm

What have you been doing to get farm ready?

I am currently studying Applied Science (Agriculture & Business I am currently working on a farming venture business proposal, based on regenerative agriculture and agri tourism. I am currently farm hand on a family friends farm handling and raise cattle.

Why are you passionate about farming?

I grew up on a farm and after spending my 20’s in the city I wanted to move back and raise my children on the farm. I want to create a a regerative agriculture farm with eco retreats on farm to help other explore life in the countryside.

Best days of being a farmer:

I see my farm based on the Northwest Coast of Tasmania. On a good day I see myself tending to the market garden and manning the on site providor! Rotating livestock and tending to the orchard!