Generational orchard farming

Images supplied by Penford Feo. PROUDLY owned by the Roberts family since 1910, Mumble Peg is one of the most loved citrus farms in the region. The plot adjoins the Macquarie River where founders Samuel and Katherine began farming and decided to raise a family. Previously working as a rabbiter, Samuel built a small home and began to farm the land. In 1923 one of Samuel’s older son’s started planting orange trees and, by 1930, the trees were producing fruit. In 1942, at the age of 79, Samuel passed away entrusting Lachlan, one of five sons to continue running Mumble Peg. Lachlan Roberts and his brothers continued farming on Mumble Peg and, as the years went by, the brothers each acquired land

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