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ALLEN Bros - Wheelers Hill
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Grower Histories

Welcome to our section on vegetable grower histories.

The following stories are a means of introducing the general public

We also hope that younger growers may be inspired by the tales of struggle which underscore the present day success of family vegetable farms.

It is not our intention to "highlight" the success of any one business. The stories of early hardship are common to many present day growers.

Some no doubt have had even
"harder rows to hoe"


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Vegetable Research Station - Frankston

History and Development In June, 1959, the Victorian Vegetable Growers' Association approached the late... Go to article.

ALLEN Bros - Wheelers Hill

by Ken. J. Stubbs, Field Officer , VRI-Frankston First published in the Victorian Vegetable Growers' Digest, ... Go to article.

CORRIGAN Bros - Braeside

By Ken J. Stubbs first published in the Vegetable Growers Digest, Dept. Ag. Victoria, Autumn 1961 Our... Go to article.

VGA Presidents

Our first President was Harry Castle (Clarinda) and his committee consisted of: George Ryan (Wheelers... Go to article.

VGA Beginnings

Tom M. Farmilo, Senior Horticultural Adviser - Vegetables (first published in the "Victorian Vegetable Growers'... Go to article.

Early VGA Committee Members

Some of our great VGA committee men from the 1960's Boy Baker Mr. Baker ("Boy")... Go to article.

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Promoting the Health Benefits of Vegetables

Two Veggycation workshops, communicating the health benefits of vegetables, were held in Victoria during September and attended by growers, wholesalers,... Read more...

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