Lindenow grower Bill Bulmer was elected to the AUSVEG Board on 27 November 2014.
Bill is a third generation Victorian vegetable farmer running the family business Bulmer Farms Pty Ltd.Bulmer Farms supplies the processing industry in Bairnsdale, Melbourne and Sydney and the Fresh Markets all down the eastern sea board.
Bill is an active member of the vegetable industry and the local community, currently serving on the Vegetable Growers Association of Victoria Executive Committee, a member of the Ausveg board, VFF Hort Committee, Board member of the East Gippsland Water Catchment Authority, Chair of the Mitchell River Catchment Agricultural Business Association, Chair of the Lindenow irrigators advisory committee, East Gippsland Food Cluster and previously as the President and Life Member of the Lindenow Football and Netball clubs, bringing a range of skills and insights to the AUSVEG Board.
On the farm, Bulmer Farms have made substantial investments in water infrastructure, land holdings and modernising their processing/packing and storage facilities.
While Bill has invested heavily in building up his own business he also is passionate about developing the horticultural industry into the strongest sector possible. “This can’t be done from the sidelines” Bill added “that’s why I am happy to get involved at the highest level.”