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Sarah and Simon Green, Nannup Brook Farm, WA
The Greens eight-hectare property helps feed the family, but their commercial crop doesn’t come from the small farm. “We ended up getting back into beekeeping,” says Simon. “It doesn’t matter how many hives we buy, we can’t keep up.” Simon grew up around bees. His dad, Sonny, was a beekeeper, and now father and son work as a team, moving their 180 hives around the country. In addition to honey production, there’s an increased demand in the state’s south-west for pollination services, so Simon may find himself among the avocadoes, stone fruit and canola crops. “The