Record from the first book: schedule for sowing seeds and planting for the range of vegetables grown at Lockleys in April 1966.
Records of the sale of tomatoes in 1959 and 1960. The columns show: cost of a full box of premium tomatoes (price set by the SA Fruit Growers and Market Gardeners Association), First grade, Second grade, Third grade, total boxes of tomatoes, date of market day. The records also show the difference between tomatoes grown in glasshouses and tomatoes grown outside.
Three record books detailing the Marchioro market gardening business from 1956-1994 (ACC 4034).
Listen to Madeleine Regan being interviewed on 'Eves Show with Peter Goers', ABC Radio Adelaide 22 June 2023.
The records have now been processed, see PRG 1727, and you can request to look at them in the Somerville Reading Room.
Read the transcript of the interview with Johnny Marchioro. If you would like to listen to the audio, please visit the Library.
Header image: Johnny and Romano Marchioro with the new Chevrolet truck outside the family home on Frogmore Road, Kidman Park, 1947. SLSA B 70982/7
Written by Sally Stephenson, Contractor Oral History Projects, Archival Collections Team.