Website Features

The website features a range of information including:

Brief biographies of the pioneer market gardeners who arrived in 1927 and links to family members
Stories of other market gardeners including two returned Anglo-Australian WWI soldiers who worked soldier settler blocks on the River Torrens
Recordings of the first hour of interviews with the sons and daughters of the pioneer market gardeners, relatives, and other people closely connected to the area

 

Supporters gather at the Migration Museum to hear the presentation “Eat Your Words”

Links to summaries of interviews held in the State Library
Links to transcripts where applicable, held in the State Library
Photos and documents related to the people who are the subjects of the oral history project

 

Videos of relatives of the pioneer market gardeners
Timeline of historical events 1920s – 1970s
Maps of Italy and the Veneto region and of Adelaide and the western suburbs
Events associated with the project
Panels developed for the 2011 exhibition of the project