Tasmania supplies the nation with some of the highest quality fresh and frozen vegetables. Everyday Australian’s all over the country consume peas, beans, carrots, potatoes and many other vegetables grown in our fertile soils. Tasmanian producers pride themselves on driving profitability and sustainability for their industry, with ever narrowing margins and a variable climate, staying at the forefront of technology and research is paramount for the industry. The Tasmanian vegetable industry is a stalwart of the economy, employing thousands of people either directly and indirectly. This key Tasmanian agricultural industry thrives, thanks largely to the passionate farmers in this industry.
The TFGA’s Vegetable Council is a passionate advocate for the Tasmanian vegetable industry and for TFGA members. It works closely with all levels of government, and with peak industry bodies and stakeholders. The TFGA Vegetable Council is made of, and directed by Tasmanian vegetable growers, these TFGA members are shaping the future of Tasmania’s vegetable industry.