Sam and Nella Bertuna
cutting asparagus in the area for 17 years, Sam got the bug and
started growing asparagus himself and in 1998 he and Nella started
packing it themselves. 24 years later Sam and Nella are still
passionate about growing asparagus on their own farm in Island Road,
Koo Wee Rup.
Nella love living and bringing their kids up in the area. Nella knows
the area like the back of her hand and having worked in Real Estate
in Koo Wee Rup for 30 years.
“We specialise in asparagus. It’s the only thing we grow commercially but we do grow our other veggies for ourselves. Asparagus is such a delicious vegetable. We like to fry it in a little olive oil with salt and pepper, bake it in the oven, add it to spaghetti sauce and cook it on the barbie,” says Nella