In 1972 the family run farms were successfully growing potatoes and onions for the Brisbane markets. After consistently providing the highest quality produce McDonalds contacted us and requested we grow lettuce for their restaurants.
For over 20 years we have been providing Perfection Fresh Australia with vegetables.
In 1986 we began supplying Coles and Woolworths. In 2012 we began supplying Aldi.
They were so impressed with the reliability and quality of our goods we have become their main supplier of shallots (spring onions). We now supply over 8 million bunches a year.
We now provide over 4 million units a year to a range of customers.
Nathan has been involved with the farm all his life. He was raised on the family farm and left school in 1992 to follow his passion for farming and start his farming career. Nathan married Keyestine in 2001 and they have lived on the farm ever since. They have 3...
Troy has been with Campsey Ash Farms since 2014 and manages the farming side of the business. He has over 30 years of farming experience Troy is responsible for the ground preparation, pest control, planting and plant nutrition. He liaises with Nathan to organise the...
Troy has worked with the Gehrke family since 2010 and is our operations manager. Troy manages the produce from harvest to delivery. He works closely with Nathan and handles the overall operation of the packing facility, checking the quality of the produce, managing...
Keyestine has been involved in the business since 2007. She has watched the business grow over the past years and is responsible for the administration side of the business. She looks after all employee enquiries, invoicing, payments and ensures all the key accounts...
The Gehrke family has farmed in the Lockyer Valley since the 1890’s. We have farmed at the current location at Lake Clarendon since 1972. Ian and Juanita Gehrke started the farm in 1972 when Ian was only 22 years old. The first crops that Ian grew were onions and...
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The Gehrke family have been part of the Lockyer Valley for six generations.In 1972 the family run farms were successfully growing potatoes and onions for the Brisbane markets. After consistently providing the highest quality produce McDonalds contacted us and requested we grow lettuce for their restaurants.
At Campsey Ash Farms we can produce the highset grade of Broccolini for 10 months in the year from February to November.With over 200 acres dedicated to this crop we supply over 3 million bunches to supermarkets every year.