Victoria growers forced to dump $150,000 worth of celery due to labor shortage

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2021-Jan-15 Fri 06:16
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Growers in Victoria's Lindenow Valley have had to dump $150,000 worth of celery crops. They were simply unable to harvest the vegetables due to a drastic shortage of seasonal workers. The crops have to be picked within a short timeframe to meet supermarket certification, but COVID-19 travel bans have led…

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