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David Vincent has been the owner operator of the Farmers Market on Manning since 2009.

David has a key interest in promoting organic farming and has an extensive business background predominantly in the retail sector. As a member of the Lions club of Manning, David also gains satisfaction from supporting local community groups, hence his involvement as a WAFMA committee member since 2014 where he can also support growers  state wide.


Kat has lived in Margaret River since 2002 and in 2010 was successfully appointed the role of the Margaret River Farmers Market manager with the Margaret River Regional Producers Association.

Kat has gained considerable knowledge over the years of Farmers’ Markets and the many opportunities farmers markets can bring to a community. Kat is passionate about conveying the message of what an authentic farmers market can be and for this reason has had a committed role in creating the WA Farmers Markets Association (WAFMA) with the other WAFMA committee members.

Kat strongly upholds the WAFMA goal to better inform the public, government bodies, individuals and groups as to what a true and sustainable farmers market is and to support start up farmers markets to aspire to a level of authenticity best suited to them.



Jenny Payet has had active involvement in Farmers Markets since 1997 when she was instrumental in setting up the Gascoyne Growers Markets in Carnarvon. Jenny and her husband have been primary producers in a Carnarvon plantation and hydroponic producers in the South West region. Jenny continues to support Max’s bee keeping and honey production venture whilst also working for WA Country Health in Health Promotion. This role includes supporting Local Government in Public Health Planning which includes nutrition, physical activity and mental health all of which can be influenced by a vibrant farmers market. Jenny continues to advocate for authentic farmers markets in regional areas and is an active member of the Australian Farmers Markets Association.  


Yvonne is the current chairperson of the Geraldton Greenough Farmers Market (GGFM) and has been associated with it since its inception in 2008. Yvonne gains great satisfaction watching its community and customer attendance and stallholders often selling out within the first hour.

The turning point for the GGFM was in October 2009 when Jane Adams the then chair of the Australian Farmers Markets Association Jane Adams presented on the importance of paddock to plate and a Sponsorship from Great Northern Rural for the 2009 NRM Conference “Changing Environments”

Yvonne operates a holistic livestock farm 30 km east of Geraldton producing wool and meat sheep. Aspiring to selling their Wahroonga meat at the GGFM but facing regulatory health and financial barriers, Yvonne has a good understanding of some of the challenges facing primary producers and their ability to sell at farmers markets. Yvonne and her GGFM volunteers operate the GGFM Mobile Kitchen every farmers markets whilst also providing a social meeting place for the volunteers giving them a sense of place and purpose at the GGFM.


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Wilfred is currently the President of the Rotary Club of Victoria Park who have run the Vic Park
Farmers Market since Jan 2020. Wilfred is also the manager of the Vic Park Farmers Market.
Wilfred served as a Councillor for the Town of Victoria Park Oct 2019 – Oct 2023Runs a and has been
running a Naturopath Practice part time since graduating in 2017. Wilfred enjoys playing AFL
Masters Football, Golf, Bike riding and is married with 4 children and 7 Grandchildren

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