Valley farm the pick of the bunch

THE Clark family’s Westerway Raspberry Farm is the biggest in Australia, the Mercury newspaper reported this week. Reporter Roger Hanson’s article says the Derwent Valley farm has an annual production of 200 tonnes of raspberries and 300 tonnes of blackcurrants. The family employs 150 pickers at peak times and has invested in an American-made mechanical harvester. The article can be read here.

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