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Our 2017 crop of Italian Marroni is progressing well and we expect to be harvesting in late September and taking orders by the last week of September. Changes in weather affect when the chestnuts begin to drop from the trees and we'll commence harvest as soon as they start dropping and continue for 3-5 weeks until completed. We will take orders as soon as we have an adequate supply to handle the demand. 2016 was a record year for us and we hope 2017 will be equally successful.
Most of our sales have continued to be made to long-time customers with many making multiple orders during the season. We welcome you to become a customer of ours this season; please see the link below for our mailing list and also check back to our web site for other updates. If you are a user of Facebook, we suggest you "Like" our page (see link below to the left) since we give more frequent status updates there.
Do you wonder what our customers think about our marroni chestnuts? Please check out feedback from our customers from prior years at this page.
We now have a photo gallery - please take a virtual tour of our chestnut orchard by clicking on the Photo Gallery button to the left. We have included a video of our orchard taken during harvest.
Many long-time customers have been placing four or more chestnut orders a year for the past several years. Won't you please join our "family" of customers?
Read an expert opinion! The food magazine, Eating Well, published an article in 2007 calling us "Our Favorite Chestnut Grower!" You may read the article by clicking HERE. The October 2005 edition of Sunset magazine suggested purchasing chestnuts directly from the grower to get the best quality and we agree! By buying your chestnuts directly from the grower, you're getting the freshest chestnuts possible. Our chestnuts have also been written about in articles in the Los Angeles Times, and several other publications.
Please check out the testimonials from other customers who have been very pleased with the quality of our chestnuts. The quality of our chestnuts and detail to customer service are the primary reasons our customers keep coming back. Each year many customers have placed four or more orders, with many buying more than 50 pounds each!
Our fresh chestnuts are sweet and are enjoyed by everyone whether they prefer to prepare them by roasting, boiling, or including them in their favorite recipe. Some customers also enjoy eating our chestnuts raw. If you are concerned that you don't quite know how to cook chestnuts, don't worry because we include storage, preparation, and roasting instructions with all new orders. Our chestnuts are among the largest available anywhere and are favored over those found elsewhere by our established customers. Although hand harvesting requires extra work, we believe this helps maintain top quality. Our chestnuts are washed, sorted, and refrigerated immediately after harvest to ensure freshness for several months after harvest. Buying directly from us, the grower, ensures you get the freshest chestnuts possible.
In 2005 we first offered a limited quantity of Italian Marroni varieties grown on our family chestnut farm. They have continued to be an extremely popular item and, because of customer demand, in 2007 we began the process of grafting more of our trees to these varieties and now produce a large supply each year.
Thanks for visiting!
Harvey, Linda, and Michael Correia
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