Patrice Newell

Patrice Newell

Biography

Patrice Newell was born in Adelaide. After careers in modelling, journalism and television, she bought a farm in Gundy, NSW, with her partner Phillip Adams, where she produces biodynamic olive oil, garlic, honey, soap and beef. Her books include Tree to TableTen Thousand Acres: A Love Story, a heartfelt call for sustainable land use; The Olive Grove, her bestselling account of leaving the city for life on the land; and The River, a critically acclaimed examination of water-management issues facing rural communities. Her most recent book is Who’s Minding the Farm? patricenewell.com.au