Giving thanks for a record year

We have so much to be thankful for as the 2020 hazelnut harvest comes to a close. 2020 has been a roller coaster ride. In September, the Oregon

Harvest is here!

Hazelnut harvest is finally here! For us, it’s the most wonderful time of the year–the time when countless hours of hard work and sacrifice finally pay off. After

Prepping for harvest

Hazelnut harvest is almost here! As the calendar turns to September, hazelnut farmers are prepping their field equipment and gearing up for what could be a monumental harvest.

Grower Highlight: John and Carol Sullivan

Filacres, a seventy-acre property located on the McKenzie Highway in Vida, Oregon, has one of the longest and most unique histories of any hazelnut orchard; the property began

A brief history of Oregon hazelnuts

Hazelnuts have become synonymous with Oregon and Oregon agriculture; take a trek down Interstate 5 through the Willamette Valley and you’ll see hazelnut orchards lining the roadway from

Grower Highlight: Dan and JoAnn Keeley

The Oregon hazelnut industry is really more of a community—a community of growers who help each other out, share ideas and work toward the common goal of sustainably

Summer in the orchards

Ah, summertime! Just like the rest of us love the heat and long days, hazelnut farmers relish the summer days. Each season plays its own unique role in

Landscaping with Hazelnut Shells

Everyone knows hazelnuts are a delicious snack with a robust, distinct flavor but did you know hazelnut shells are also a fantastic mulch alternative for creative landscaping? After

Rogue Creamery: Where Hazelnuts Meet Cheese

One of the most remarkable aspects of Oregon hazelnuts is their versatility. The list of food innovations created with hazelnuts is always growing. You’ve probably heard of hazelnuts

Grower Highlight: The Chambers Family

Rod Chambers knows agriculture; over the last 60 years he has spent his whole life growing nearly every signature Oregon crop—vegetables, vegetable seeds, grass seed and now hazelnuts.