Our Team

Miranda Sharp

Founder and Director

Miranda describes herself as a dinosaur of the Victorian farmers’ market movement, but regardless she still going strong and as dedicated as ever.

Prudence Rothwell

Business Manager

Growing up on a dairy farm gives Prue the understanding and drive to improve our local food system and fairness for farmers.

Christine Furness

Finance Manager

Chris makes our not for profit tick while juggling a beef farming business in South Gippsland.

Cip Hamilton

Communications Co-Ordinator & University of Melbourne Farmers Market Manager

Cip is a city chick with a very rural view of the world, champion of sustainable seafood and alternatives to plastic.

Lana McLean

Carlton and Fairfield Farmers Market Manager

Lana is a sustainability warrior and cutting edge chic town mouse, with her heart still in South Gippsland.

Kieran Dickson

Coburg Farmers Market Manager

Kieran is a country kid itching to propagate urban agriculture projects to keep him happy until he’s able to leg it out of town and do it all himself.

Sophia Christoe

Stallholder Coordinator and Administration Assistant

Sophia grew up on a mixed cropping and sheep farm and knows the realities; it’s her motivation to encourage new farmers to sell direct through our markets and other innovative platforms.

Sophie O’Neil

Communications and Strategy

Sophie is a long-time friend of Melbourne Farmers Markets, family farmer, retired stallholder and freelance advisor.