Dr Phil Larwill - Vet
A vet for over 25 years, Phil is aware of the impact of livestock production systems on animal welfare. Phil is also a registered meat inspector ready to lead the MSU operations.
Deb Sonenberg - Educator
A wealth of experience in education, training and project management. Deborah is passionate about the potential for FarmGate MSU to empower and sustain regional Australia.
Jayne Newgreen - Marketer
Photography, marketing and real food are Jayne’s true passions, which she brings together here. Jayne wants to see a food system that better rewards her local farmers.
Chris Balazs - Farmer
Passionate about highest welfare farming and bringing true provenance to the consumer. Chris has a corporate background, a scientific mindset and the determination of a farmer.
Merissa Martinez - Barrister
Merissa is a lawyer with international experience resolving complex disputes. She is passionate about fine food and happy animals.
Christopher Howe - Chef
Award winning chef with his own restaurant in provincial Victoria, Christopher is dedicated to food and changing food production systems for the better of all.
Farmer, Chefs & Industry Support
FarmGate MSU would be a real game changer for our business.
Our ultimate goal would be that our animals are
slaughtered and processed on our farm.
Mobile abattoirs make so much sense,
both from a culinary point of view,
as well as being great for animal welfare.
Start-up business set to disrupt industry with mobile slaughter unit.
Farmgate MSU won the judges and people’s choice award in front of 10 other ag-tech entrepreneurs
at the Sprout X opening pitch night in Melbourne late last week.
Seeking Smart Investors
If you are a strategic investor with an appetite for ethical meat, join us and open the gate to a new category of meat!