Mypolonga celebrates 2022 ag town of the year win
Almost 100 people have gathered to celebrate the agricultural community after its award was overtaken by the summer’s floods.
They’re a resilient bunch at Mypo – and that’s just one reason locals can be proud to live in South Australia’s best farming community.
About 100 residents have gathered at the local sporting club to celebrate Mypolonga being named SA’s agricultural town of the year.
The award was announced in early November, but there wasn’t much of an appetite for celebration at the time – the River Murray floods broke through the levee surrounding the township just seven weeks later.
Things are still pretty dire for the farmers who are waiting for the floodplains to dry out.
But Sunday afternoon, at least, was a time to be thankful for a community and its people.
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