And that’s a wrap! We’ve finished all our pickled walnuts for the year and they are now matured and ready for sale. We won’t be back at the Farm Gate Markets in Hobart until late May but you can order them from our online shop. The following retail outlets also have new season Coaldale pickled […]
The 2018 award season has seen Coaldale Walnuts bring home seven medals out of six categories entered … yes you read that right! In addition to medals for our pickled walnuts (two gold and one bronze) and fresh kernel (two gold and one silver), we were lucky enough to win an extra gold medal at […]
Jane and I started the pickling season last week when we picked the first 7 barrels of green walnuts for pickling. They have now all been hand-pricked and are in barrels of brine. We start bottling after Christmas and will have the product ready for sale in February.
We recently installed a pair of electrostatic moisture monitoring probes in the orchard. These will allow us to capture the data on our iPhones and download it to our computers so we can better understand our water usage and plan our irrigation consumption more efficiently. Josh from Serve-Ag installed the equipment and is getting it […]
We doubled production again this year and this required two two-week cycles of picking, brining and cooking. We also used a new commercial kitchen located about five minutes from the orchard and this made a huge difference. We purchased three new drying cabinets each capable of drying about 3000 nuts and this greatly improved our […]