During your visit you will meet some or all of our friendly staff. See below for a brief description of these awesome people.
Maryanne Ryan (Owner/Manager)
Maryanne, along with her husband Mark and children Dan and Kate, has lived at Old Woperana since 2004. Maryanne has over 20 years’ experience in caring for wildlife and is a licensed carer with WIRES. Maryanne has extensive experience in youth program development, community development as well as farming. It has long been a dream of Maryanne’s to develop a program on the farm that the general public can enjoy and increase their knowledge and education around farm produce and practices.
Lucy has extensive experience in landscape design and architecture and joined the Old Woperana Working Farm and Animal Nursery in its early stages of planning. Lucy continues to design future landscape features for Old Woperana as well as managing a number of her own enterprises including growing asparagus and dahlias on a commercial basis, Energy Balance massage and garden design and consultation.