American Grown Fresh Chestnuts From Our Family Farm to You

"American Grown Fresh Chestnuts From Our Family Farm to You"

Our harvest of the 2022 crop of Italian Marroni chestnuts began on September 26th and we started taking orders on October 6th.  Because of some extremely hot weather (up to 118.9F one day, according to our weather station) and because of effects of the continuing drought, our crop yields were down this year and we sold out on October 21st.

We have had some good helpful rains in late 2022 and hope for higher yields from our 2023 harvest.  We discontinued sending out email notices in 2020 as demand had grown to the point that it greatly exceeded our supply.  We will continued to provide the best service possible but at our age (where most people have already retired) we do not plan to expand our plantings of chestnut trees.  Along with other crops we grow, we are kept quite busy most of the 12 months of the year.  We appreciate the loyal support and thoughtful messages received from so many of our long-time customers.  We wish to express our sincere gratitude and wish each of you good health and happiness.

 

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Italian Marroni, We are the only online source for these fine chestnuts which have become immensely popular with our customers since being introduced in 2005.  Flavor and texture of the three sizes offered are the same.  Roasting of the Medium size is faster while Large and Extra Large sizes involve less peeling to achieve the same net weight of kernels for enjoyment.  Note: Each and every chestnut passes over up to three dozen holes in our sorter to accurately sort our chestnuts in the sizes indicated below.

Medium Size - 1.125 to 1.25 inches in diameter, averaging 34 nuts per pound.  $8.00 per pound.  Sold out
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Large Size - 1.25 to 1.375 inches in diameter, averaging 24 nuts per pound.  $9.50 per pound. Sold out.

Extra Large Size - 1.375 or more inches in diameter, averaging 19 nuts per pound.  Sorry, not available this year due to drought and extreme hot weather in early September.

   
   

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Online orders will be processed through a third party secure site where you can pay with your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover Card as well as bank account transfers.  You may adjust quantities when you get to the shopping cart page or return to this ordering page to add other items.

Unless prior arrangements have been made, orders are shipped via United States Postal Service Priority Mail. We have found this to be the most economical means to ship your chestnuts to you in a timely manner. With the USPS Flat Rate program we are able to ship up to 10 pounds of chestnuts anywhere in the United States for $16.00 and orders of 11 to 18 pounds can be shipped for $22.00. Note:  We do not accept orders for more than 36 pounds.

Mail Orders - We apologize, but we no longer accept orders sent to us by mail.  This requires more work for us and our very busy schedule does not allow us the spare time to handle this process.

If you have any questions at all, please e-mail us at harvey@chestnuts.us .  Please understand that responses may not be very prompt when we are in our peak days of harvesting and shipping.

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