Growing both white skin, cream flesh and red skin, yellow flesh potatoes; our premium varieties are versatile all rounders perfect for everything from mashing and roasting to salads and simple microwave steaming.
Did you know that the humble Potato is:
✅ 99.9 % Fat Free
✅ Gluten Free
✅ Cholesterol Free
✅ High in Fibre (more than what is found in 5 Bananas)
✅ High in vitamin C (more than an Orange)
✅ and has less Calories per serve than Rice or Pasta..
Mitigating the risk of frost and ensuring a consistent 12 month supply our Potatoes are grown across two separate microclimates. The South East of South Australia, synonymous with prime agricultural land; the soil profile and climate lends itself to ideal conditions for growing Potatoes.
During the colder months we move our growing to the plentiful Adelaide Plains Region; where the natural rainfall together with the rich premium market garden soils make it conducive to a strong yielding spring crop
Grown over 250 Hectares, our farm is home to both premium red and brown varieties of onions. Produced for the consumer Australian and International markets, our supply period extends from January to November. Plans are currently in progress to close this to a full 12 month supply. On Farm, we have an impressive 6,000T cold store facility used to ensure an ongoing high quality product for the purchaser.
The sulfuric compounds in onions react with the moisture in our eyes, which cause us to cry. Try chilling the onion before chopping and cut the root end last.
Onions are a very good source of biotin and a good source of B-complex vitamins, vitamin C, manganese, copper, fibre, phosphorus, potassium and folate. They boost immune systems.
Based in Virginia, our well established Almond orchard, occupies 400 acres of land. The clay soils of Virginia and secured water, plus Virginia’s micro climate, means it is always the first Australian crop to be harvested. This has many benefits for clients looking for early season new crop almonds that are fresh, generally lighter in colour, and less inclined to be subjected to autumn weather.
Virginia Farm Produce grows three main varieties: Non Pariel, Carmel and Price, all very marketable and versatile varieties suitable for snacking, roasting and blending purposes.