South Australia’s Limestone Coast Red Meat Cluster in Grenfell

On May 25 a workshop will be presented in Grenfell by Peter Stock and Ann Aldersey of the South Australian based Limestone Coast Red Meat Cluster.  The workshop will commence at 11am in the Grenfell Community Hub. Farmers, people employed in agriculture and people with an interest in the region’s economy are encouraged to attend. Attendees will learn the value that clustering offers agriculture. A cluster case study will be presented to spark ideas on how to grow innovation, profitability, industry linkages, enhanced skills and a culture of collaboration. 

The workshops case study will focus on the Limestone Coast Red Meat Cluster (LCRMC) which was established to achieve growth in the Limestone Coast red meat industry through projects that work towards: enhanced value, improved value chain collaboration, increased business profitability and employment opportunities. The LCRMC is a collaborative platform with resources and linkages to build on industry opportunities. The workshop is being presented to draw attention to the economic value that clustering can offer our region. The sessions are free however for catering purposes please RSVP by Tuesday May 23 to 02 6343 2855 or edo@grenfell.org.au This workshop is funded under the Murray Darling Energise Enterprise Program.

Peter Stock: Chair, Limestone Coast Red Meat Cluster. Peter operates a grazing business at ‘Woodend’ and ‘Bakers Range’ near Lucindale in South Australia’s Limestone Coast. 

He is a proud advocate for his industry and his region and believes in gaining a greater understanding through the supply chain.

Representing the fifth generation, Peter is in partnership with his wife Louise who also runs a facilitation business. Peter is involved in a wide range of community activities and is happiest when on, in or under the water.

Ann Aldersey: Coordinator, Limestone Coast Red Meat Cluster. Ann grew up in Naracoorte, and is passionate about creating opportunities for regional industries.

She has qualifications in environmental science from Adelaide University and Oxford University. She has broad experience in the Limestone Coast including in local, state and Australian Government, as well as international experience in water management roles in Switzerland and Canada. 

Peter Stock chair of the LCRMC.

Peter Stock chair of the LCRMC.

Ann Aldersey, Coordinator, Limestone Coast Red Meat Cluster.

Ann Aldersey, Coordinator, Limestone Coast Red Meat Cluster.