Fundraisers call out to local farmers in need

A Hawkesbury drought relief fund is calling for local farmers to come forward and apply for funding.

Locals at the recent fundraiser for drought-affected farmers. Picture: Geoff Jones.

Locals at the recent fundraiser for drought-affected farmers. Picture: Geoff Jones.

Richmond Good Food Market and the Hawkesbury Collective committee formed by Western Sydney University students,  Hawkesbury District Drought Relief and Richmond Lions Club raised more than $8,300 for local farmers on September 1, and are now calling for farmers in need to apply for the funding.

Too apply for funding, email hawkesburyddr@gmail.com.

The cut off date for funding applications to be lodged is September 17.