Pennie Patane

Patane Produce

Elected to the AUSVEG Board in January 2020, Pennie has a background in banking, and she married into the horticulture sector. Penny and her husband Michael established their vegetable growing business in 1999, commencing with potatoes and moving into carrots, onions and broccoli. Their vertically integrated business supplies the retail sector, export markets and their own wholesale market floor.

Pennie has been a past committee member of the Potato Growers Association of Western Australia, and she is currently a member of the Potato Strategic Investment Advisory Panel as well as Chair of the Myalup Coast Growers. Additionally, Pennie is a member of the Harvey Agricultural College Advisory Panel. Pennie’s key interest is how we can get more youth interested in horticulture as a career.

Speaker Sessions

June 07, 2023

Growing and Farming: Navigating the new workplace

Riverbank Rooms 2-4

1400 - 1440