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Watercress Creek Olives and Limes

Hosted by the Consul of the Brisbane Arts & Culture Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sun 14 Apr 08:00 - 14:00

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Watercress Creek Olives and Limes was born of a long farming history. The Pine Mountain Property, owned by Bernard and Lorraine Mahon, began as a dairy farm settled in Protected content .

John and Mary Mahon came to Australia from Ireland on the Maryborough and settled in Pine Mountain. The dairy farm produced vegetables and eggs aided by the land army in the second world war and sold produce locally and throughout Brisbane.

In Protected content fourth generation farmers in Pine Mountain, Bernard and Lorraine Mahon began farming olives. The property now grows three different varieties of olives with over 1,000 olive trees. In Protected content and Lorraine diversified and added Protected content Lime trees. They now produce olive products, lime cordial, chutneys and jams and host an annual Festival.