Willow Blue is a family-owned cricket forestry business in the Yarra Valley specializing in growing and processing English Willow for Accredited Bat Makers.
Our main supply of timber comes from our Yarra Valley A.C. MacLaren Plantation planted and maintained under compliance & Planting regulations.
Ian Callen wishes to thank the following people for their encouragement and support along the way:
The Late Sir Donald Bradman #124
The late Richie Benaud OBE #190
Mr. Neil Harvey#178
Mr. Arthur Morris #171
The Late Mr. Keith Miller #168
Mr. Dennis Lillee #254
Mr Jim Higgs #295
The Late David Hookes #276
Mr. Rodney Hogg #297
Mr. Geoff Lawson #309
Mr. Greg Matthews #322
Mr. Jeff Moss #305
The late Phillip Hughes #408
Mr. Michael O'Sullivan
Mr. Doug Ackerly
Dr. David Flinn & Mr Ross Bickford
Lloyd and Norma Callen, and of course his beautiful wife Susan.
Willow Blue look forward to working with our next generation of growers and bat makers as the projects develops into the future.
Here is a cool ABC article on willow blue- http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-08-29/making-cricket-bats-for-holy-cause-helps-resurrect-vic-industry/6734358