Category Archives: Hazelnut Blog

This is the main blog for our farm and orchard.

2017 Hazelnuts are now for sale

The release of our online shop has been waiting a bountiful supply of hazelnuts. This season has delivered with 1.3T of hazelnuts in shell. They are now dry and waiting in our shed to be cracked freshly when you make … Continue reading

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HGA Conference Tasmania

Get set to visit our farm on Sunday 4th September as part of the Hazelnut, Chestnut and Walnut Conference. For more details on the conference check out http://www.hazelnuts.org.au

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New Shed

We have been working hard on a new shed to house our nut dryer. We picked up the nut dryer unexpectedly at an auction of a walnut growing company very cheap and hence now have plenty of room for drying … Continue reading

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Nursery Update

We are getting ready to prepare next years trees for planting and sale. They are growing well and in another month will be ready to encourage to separate from their mothers and grow their own roots. If you are interested … Continue reading

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Nut Dryer and Storage

Our latest project is a nut dryer that we bought second hand at a recent auction. We’re in the process of building a shed for it to live in and hope to have it up and running for next harvest … Continue reading

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X’Mas in July Nut Sales

We will be at the X’mas in July celebration at KillieCrankie Farm on Sunday the 21st July 10am-3pm selling in shell and hot roasted hazelnuts. Christmas in July Join us out on the Farm for a brisk Winters day with … Continue reading

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Open for Tree Sales

We have just begun harvesting whips for planting in winter 2013. Pick up is from late June – early September. Please phone ahead to avoid disappointment. We should be open most days as we have so much work to do … Continue reading

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Australian Nut Conference

I went to the Australian Nut Conference in March this year and was blown away by the nutritional benefit of nuts. I knew they were good but hearing the presentation from the pre-eminent nutrition researcher on heart health, Prof. Sabate, … Continue reading

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Harvest 2013

Harvest is going better than anticipated with 55kg harvested so far and one final pick up to go. We’ve been harvesting by hand as a mechanical harvester is not a value for money expense just yet.  We’ve also been drying the nuts … Continue reading

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Irrigation

We have been racing to finish the irrigation for our newly planted trees this spring and summer and are still working hard. As spring and summer have been quite dry, the trees are thirsty. The dam level is dropping as … Continue reading

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