Thursday, June 27, 2013

4REAL Milk Launch

"If you build it, they will come." - Field of Dreams

Well, Greg built the processing plant...with the help of many others.
And they came in support for the launch by the hundreds.

From Greg's Facebook Scenic Rim Robotic Dairy page -


TOMORROW 25th JUNE 9am to 4pm

EVERYBODY rsvp required

Free entry - Optional Donation for BEYOND BLUE

Live Music from 9am - full program...

8.30 am - 9.30am....TMP Allstars

9.30 am - 10.00 pm....Ricky & Troy Saunders

10.00 am - 10.30am....DOZZI

10.40 am - 11.40am....KELLY GANG DUO (feat ROB BLACK)

11.45 am - 12.10pm....DOZZI

12.15 am - 12.45pm....HARMONY JAMES

12.50pm - 1.20pm....Official Party Tour of Robotic Dairy & Milk Factory (Hon Member John McVeigh MP)

1.23pm - 2.00pm....Speechs & Official Opening

2.00pm - 3.00pm.....TMP Allstars

3.00pm - 4.00pm.....Ricky & Troy Saunders

Merch tent for artist signings and CD's



Bring your empty ESKY....some of our BIG STOCKISTS are letting you down....but we won't !!
We'll be selling MILK off the back of the truck all day - 4REAL :D


The big day had an icy start
Here they come!
Ricky & Troy Saunders
Mum's cousin, Desley's boys
They were great!!
A bus load ready for a tour

The frosty morning turned into a beautiful sunny day
Dozzi, three very talented sisters
(Click on the link to hear one of the songs they sang on the day)
The kids turned the tent into a dance floor 

Lining up for coffee...and it was GOOD!
A sea of cars

And they kept on coming...
Parking all the way down the track

Channel 9 news came
Lining up to buy THE milk
Isaac helping in the milk truck
Watching the robots
Viewing the milk being bottled

The pasteurizing room

Mark & Sam
Listening to the music
Michelle & Deni
Dozzi again...
This is Andrea, Jesse or Nina, I'm not sure which one?

Ricky & Troy

Shane & Jacob...the milk vendors!
Jane, keeping Greg on time
Harmony James...with her beautiful voice!
(Again, click on the link to hear one of her songs)
She loved the coffee, too!
Here comes the Channel 7 chopper!!

The kids were most excited to see the chopper land on the farm
Greg being interviewed by Channel 7

With a few random, and some we know, kids

Farmer Gregie in action

Time for the official speeches...Jon Krause MP, member for Beaudesert

Hon John McVeigh MP, Minister for Agriculture
Jon Krause, his boy Rory & John Brent
John Brent, Mayor Scenic Rim Regional Council
Brian Tessman, President Queensland Dairy Farmers' Organization
Farmer Gregie!!
Greg with the mayor
John Patrick & Isaac checking out the chopper

Thanks to Toni Waters for this photo

Off it goes...

Toni smuggled 6 glass bottles!!

Michaela filming for the fabulous video you can see at the end of this post

The cousins - Tony, Geoff & Mark, hard at it

Dad, playing right until the end
Hay ride back to the hay shed

And we finished the day celebrating Jewel's 15th and Jack's 7th birthdays

Well it finished there for some.
Greg, Trish, Jewel, Graeme R, Geoff, Karen, Peter, Katrina, Graham I, Rob & I bottled milk until almost midnight!
What a day.
What a wonderful day!!

Press play because this video says it all!