Nicola James has spent the majority of her working life in media / communications in PR and journalism roles. Having coming from the land, Nicola has a passion for promoting fresh agricultural product. Through working in local government in Economic Development, Tourism and Events at Leeton Shire Council, Nicola hopes to raise the profile of local produce, the value of buying local and encouraging increased take up of local produce on menus across the area. Nicola is excited to be part of the Taste Riverina committee and looks forward to a successful event in 2016 and in years to come.