Farm Diversifies Into Hazelnuts from Grass Seed

Farm Diversifies Into Hazelnuts from Grass Seed

Original post in Capital Press Before 2009, Jay Thompson and his father, Tim, farmed only grass seed. The recession, which hit the grass seed and nursery industries especially hard, forced them to diversify. “It happened to coincide with some of the first releases of...
Hazelnuts are the Overlooked Tree Nut

Hazelnuts are the Overlooked Tree Nut

Original post in Food and Nutrition  by Sara Haas While other continents have cultivated hazelnuts for centuries, North America has a relatively young relationship with them. In the mid-1800s, an English settler planted the first hazelnut tree in the Pacific...