"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 -
4REAL MILK.....HUGE OFFICIAL LAUNCH
TOMORROW 25th JUNE 9am to 4pm
EVERYBODY WELCOME....no 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
COFFEE & MILKSHAKES for sale
HOT CHIPS & BURGERS for sale
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
CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU ALL HERE !!!
|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|
|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|
|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!