The 2017 Harvest
Many family and friends hand picked fruit from our grove. The harvest spread out over the months of May and June. Some helped with the electric rakes, some managed buckets and picking bags whilst others pushed frames around.
Kylie, Gary and Mia,
Karin and Leigh
Marg and Graham
Jana, George and Alex
picked with us throughout the season.
Neighbours – Margaret lent us field bins from Mt Buff Winery opposite, Gavan helped load them on to our trailer.
Neighbouring farmers – Ian and Sylvia, Don, Aaron and Jenny enabled us to source fruit from their trees
Micheal and Noela from the Homestead Estate in Happy Valley shared their harvesting frame and electric harvester and Julian from Ellen Hill Olive Oil at Mudgegonga shared his electric harvester.