• Sonia Ghiggioli

Organic Farming is in the NEWS...


Each year when International Women's Day comes around I am often asked to make a speech or presentation to inspire other women to fulfil their dreams, especially within male dominated fields This year it was such a gift to not only be requested for a segment on Win TV Wide Bay news, but also the public announcement that I was one of the 4 QLD finalists for the prestigious Rural Women's Award, and therefore be welcomed into the alumni of 230 other outstanding rural women across Australia.


I have done the hard yards in organic farming over the years, remembering fondly trying to squat down in a field to plant cabbage seedlings while I was heavily pregnant with a soon-to-be almost 10 pound baby. The depth of my journey has taken me to places I could never imagine, from Baffle Creek to Tallebudgera Valley, from the Granite Belt to Napa, from Agnes Water to Batiki Island, wherever I have trodden I have had pleasure of embracing the organic soil.

I am thrilled to be acknowledged amongst some truly inspirational women on this International Women's Day 2018 and hope that we all keep moving forward, one foot in front of the other.

If you would like to view my recent interview with WIN News Wide Bay, please follow this link:

SONIA GHIGGIOLI - Barefoot FarmHer

It's International Women's Day, and what better time to celebrate one of our region's most innovative entrepreneurs. Agnes Water's Sonia Ghiggioli, has been shortlisted for the prestigious rural women's awards, named alongside some of the state's top working women. #WINNews6pm

Posted by WIN News Wide Bay on Friday, 9 March 2018

#OrganicallyGrown #OrganicFarming #SoilMicrobiology #RuralWomen39sAward #InternationalWomen39sDay #BarefootFarmHer

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