Articles about Chestnuts

by Debbie Milks September 03, 2019

Here at Chestnut Charlie's we are true believers in the value of tree crops and their contribution to restoring our farmlands.  Charles Mann, author of 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus, published an article in the Wall Street Journal which is well worth a read.  He explores the relative cost and value of a chestnut tree crop per acre vs a corn or soybean field.    

 

Let’s Farm Chestnuts Again

The American chestnut tree almost disappeared during the 20th century. Bringing it back could provide a new staple crop—and help the planet.

https://growlermag.com/the-great-american-chestnut-revival-how-science-is-bringing-chestnuts-back-to-american-soil/

Enjoy!  Just a month more and we'll have some fresh nuts for you!



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