Family's roots run deep: Horticulture is in their blood

For the Minters, horticulture has been a way of life for five generations.

Geoff Minter with his son Darren and grandson Garry have kept the family tradition of horticulture alive in Sunraysia. Picture: Louise Donges

Geoff Minter with his son Darren and grandson Garry have kept the family tradition of horticulture alive in Sunraysia. Picture: Louise Donges


Darren Minter, who turns 50 this year, runs the family property at Iraak with his father, Geoff, 74, and his son Garry, 22, where they grow asparagus, citrus, almonds and broccoli. 

His great grandfather, who migrated to Australia in 1912 from England, was the first to start out in the horticultural industry in Sunraysia.

When he established the family’s first farm at Irymple and the family moved to Iraak near Red Cliffs in 1966.

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