From a hobby to full time fungi

Kate Stark
By Kate Stark
Updated June 15 2022 - 11:14pm, first published May 17 2022 - 9:00pm
FRUITFUL FARMING: Urban farmer Tim Murch has grown West Tamar Fungi from a hobby to a flourishing enterprise with plans in place to create his own, new varieties for market. PHOTO: Supplied

AFTER more than 10 years in the finance industry, Tim Murch was ready to take on a new challenge and, after creating a small space on his urban farm patch in Legana, West Tamar Fungi was born.

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Kate Stark

Kate Stark

Editor, Tasmanian Farmer.

An experienced multi-platform journalist, Kate is focused on the issues that impact national food sovereignty. Presented with the 2015 Rural Press Club award for excellence in rural print journalism, Kate is passionate about telling 'the story behind the produce' to close the gap between consumers and growers.