Like many of the market gardeners in Melbourne, the Smiths were forced to look elsewhere for work when the industry began to decline. Then David Smith struck liquid gold when he found pure spring water 220ft below the surface.
Some of these images were published in the Summer 2017 issue of Taste the Seasons. Click here to read the feature in our e-magazine.
Pictures by Jen Miles, of Gravity Rides Photography. Click the thumbnails for larger images.