Food from farm to plate and back again for David Sivyer

Simon McCarthy
By Simon McCarthy
Updated April 14 2021 - 2:35pm, first published June 28 2020 - 5:00am
SUSTAINABILITY: David Sivyer, pictured here with students of Thereses Primary School New Lambton, is transforming the farm-to-plate sustainable agriculture.

The Sivyer family farm is a patch of land on the Allyn River, which flows to the Paterson, roughly east of Muswellbrook. Around 2013, David Sivyer had just turned 30 and decided to trade his work in hospitality to move back home and help run the farm.

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Simon McCarthy

Simon McCarthy

Digital Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Simon McCarthy is a digital journalist working at the Newcastle Herald in NSW. He writes and produces video and multimedia for the Herald and Herald Weekender magazine, and co-produces the Toohey's News podcast. McCarthy has worked as a journalist in regional NSW since 2013. He joined the newsroom of the Newcastle Herald in 2017 from the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he worked from 2015 to 2016.

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