Australia had an abnormal climate during the spring and early summer this season. As a result, the
entire Australian stone fruit suffered from severe lose.
We have lost almost 60% of our cherry and more than 80% apricot. The bad crop this season has caused
much disappointment. We sincerely apologize for all your unpleasant experience.
Due to our deficiency of stone fruit, we have to adjust our running time. The current business time
would be 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
We apologize again for all the inconvenience we have caused to you.
Sorell Fruit Farm
In 1987 Bob Hardy and Elaine Hardy decided to move from Sandy Bay to the country to
establish a fruit farm that would provide a very wide range of fruits that people could pick
themselves. At the time Bob, a graduate in agricultural science, and an expert in entomology
(study of insects) and horticulture was working with the Department of Primary
Industries and Elaine, a graduate in early infant education, was working at the Fahan