Jo-Anne Fahey

The Fahey family bought the Glenbernie property in 1939 and initially grew and sold potatoes. In the 1950s they began to grow stone fruit and apples. Their business has expanded and diversified to include cider making and farm tours.

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Keywords

Glenbernie Orchard – Darkes Surveyor – Woodcutting – Edward (Ted) Fahey – Ellen Fahey – Jocelyn – Ruth – Glenn – Darkes Forest – Potatoes – Apples – Co-operative – Packing – Fruit Growing – Awards – Farm – Chickens – Eggs – Bulli Pass – Depression Era – Brewing Cider – Appleshack – Heirloom Varieties – 1950s – Cakes – Helensburgh Road – Maud Kate Martin – Peaches – Plums – Micro-climate – Stone Fruit – Rich Soil – Ironstone Ridge – Orographic Rainfall – Community – Dams

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