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Grower Highlight: Jeff Newton

Jeff Newton is an outlier in the Oregon hazelnut world. In an industry decorated with farms passed down through the generations, Newton was the polar opposite. Nonetheless, he

Hazelnuts: Uniquely Oregon

Hazelnuts are uniquely Oregon; no other place on earth can grow hazelnuts that match the quality, size and flavor profile of those grown in Oregon’s Willamette Valley; 99

Grower Highlight: The Chapin Family

The U.S. hazelnut industry is built on multi-generational family farms. With trees and orchards that can produce for more than 60 years, the labors of one generation can

2019: A Hazelnut Year in Review

We say it every year, but it never stops being true—how it is already December?! It feels like spring just sprung and we were preparing for warmer weather.

What Are We Thankful For?

The orchards are growing quiet. The tractors, carts and sweepers have made their passes through the 80,000 acres of hazelnuts across Oregon. October was peak harvest season for

Grower Highlight: Cathy Bisset

Cathy Bisset knows hard work. She has been married for 31 years, raised three children and is a business owner; she understands the importance of diligence and dedication.

Grower Highlight: Goodpasture Farms

In fewer than 100 years, hazelnuts have gone from an unknown crop to Oregon’s State Nut. It took the dedication, diligence and risk from a few farm families

Hazelnuts and Homecomings

Fall is the busiest time on the hazelnut farmer’s calendar. Harvest begins in mid-September and runs through October, and growers will spend nearly every waking hour in the

Beat the Heat with Oregon Hazelnuts

July is here and that means long, warm days full of backyard entertaining, pool parties and fun in the sun. Whether or not you’re loving the heat, most