Known as The Veggie Lady, Toni Salter has a passion to see organic principles adopted by everyone, encouraging people to grow organic produce everywhere, whether it’s in their backyard, hospital rehabilitation, aged care facility or day centre for people with disabilities or mental health conditions.


Toni has been teaching popular community education classes on organic gardening through local councils for the last 15 years. She also runs therapeutic gardening programs, developing sensory gardens through community health services. She offers training on social and therapeutic gardening for staff, carers and volunteers.


Toni is a horticulturist and a member of Diversional Therapy Australia and is the current President of Cultivate, the Horticultural Therapy Society of NSW.