Archive for 2016

Annual Black Walnut Nut Contest

Posted September 19, 2016

Do you have Black Walnut trees in your yard? How about improved varieties? Well, it's your lucky day! We invite you to gather up a few of your best Black Walnuts and bring them in for judging at our annual…

Harvest Black Walnuts for a High Price This Fall!

Posted September 8, 2016

It's almost Black Walnut harvest time! The Black Walnut crop looks much better than last year, especially around Stockton and in much of southwest Missouri. Our procurement team has surveyed the 2016 …

We’re Nuts About National Ice Cream Month!

Posted July 19, 2016

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! As the summer weather is heating up, it's the perfect time in indulge in this fantastic treat. And what better way to celebrate National Ice Cream Month…

Discover the Benefits of Black Walnuts

Posted May 17, 2016

Happy National Walnut Day!  This day in 1958 marked the first National Walnut Day in history.  Each year on this day both varieties of walnuts (English and Black) are promoted for their benefits and…

Celebrate National Zucchini Bread Day

Posted April 25, 2016

Today, April 25, celebrates the national food holiday, Zucchini Bread Day.  Zucchini Bread is a delicious type of quick bread that is sweet, moist, and usually easy to make.  The primary ingredient …

How To Store Black Walnuts

Posted April 20, 2016

Did you know that the key to maintaining the best flavor of your Black Walnuts is storing them properly? Due to the oils in this nut, Black Walnuts will retain their peak flavor when stored in a cool …

How to Toast Black Walnuts

Posted March 31, 2016

Toasting Black Walnuts makes the nuts crunchier, while adding texture and more flavor to just about any dish. We love using toasted Black Walnuts as a robust topping to salads, steamed vegetables, and…

10 Easy Ways to Incorporate Nuts Into Your Diet

Posted March 23, 2016

Nutritional benefits of nuts may vary slightly depending on nut. Across the board, you'll find nuts are packed with protein, fiber and essential fats. A handful of unsalted nuts can give your body a health…

5 Tips to Spring into a Healthier You

Posted March 9, 2016

March marks National Nutrition Month, which can serve as a great opportunity to refocus on any New Year's health goals.  Consider evaluating eating habits to add in more natural foods, and less processed…

5 Things You Need to Know About the Health Benefits of Black Walnuts

Posted January 22, 2016

American Black Walnuts not only provide a rich, earthy flavor, but this unique nut offers many health benefits too.  You can easily boost the nutritional profile by adding Black Walnuts to yogurt, oatmeal…