Processing the walnuts in the sheds Now the walnuts are washed, sorted, dried, sorted, graded and sorted again. then into bags to you. Orchard harvesting We are now starting to harvest your new season walnuts. Here is what is happening….
Well, not really easy. The cockies moved in to start eating from the start of January. A long dry summer this year meant lots of irrigating was needed and some of the nuts suffered sunburn. Yes believe it or not
Winter is here and we bought lots of chooky poo to mix with sawdust and walnut hull waste. This is composted for a few months and then spread over the orchards. The sheep move in to add extra fertiliser in
The team for 2014 from left to right, back to front we present Bazza (Bastian), Mike, Lucas, Cocky, Nathan, Carol, Ben, Chucky, Juan, Matty (Matthias), Rosie and Mick. Carol gave some of the backpackers honorary Aussie names, Rainer here was
We scored Gold this year for the pickled walnuts from Royal Melbourne 2014 Fine Food Awards. An excellent result. Add to this another Silver and a Bronze again for our Wicked Walnuts and Yum Walnuts. For the first time this