On October 23, there was a potted tree planting day at the home of Don and Ann Jackson, Red Lion, PA. Photos were taken by PNGA Secretary Pete Fisher and backhoe services were provided courtesy of Don Jackson’s brother!
As of spring 2018, our print newsletter, The Nut Kernel, will be available for members to download online. Simply go to the resources page and put in your password! If you are not yet a member but would like to … Continued
Elizabeth Bruner, our youngest lifetime member, gave a presentation at this year’s annual meeting. She explained how her family harvests black walnuts and uses every part. Her specialty is black walnut oil, which she sells. Keep up the good work, … Continued
The summer picnic and auction was held at the beautiful home of Don and Ann Jackson on June 24th. It was a potluck meal and meeting followed by the opportunity to bid on items such as nut trees, berries, pies, … Continued
We are pleased to announce that our quarterly newsletter, The Nut Kernel, is back in print! The Nut Kernel is mailed to all current members of the PNGA. This month’s edition included a letter from our new president, Don Jackson, … Continued
Despite icy conditions, the annual PNGA winter meeting was held on January 11th in Harrisburg at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex. A minute of reflection was requested in memory of long-time member Lester Martin Jr. Many changes have taken place … Continued
On October 3rd, the PNGA converged in Lancaster, PA for the annual fall board of directors meeting, followed by an orchard tour at Jere Groff’s house. After a hearty meal of pulled pork sandwiches, chicken stew, and homemade ice cream … Continued
Walnuts are easy to grow in Pennsylvania. They typically ripen around the first frost of the year. Not only are they easy to grow, according to Joe Vinson of the University of Scranton, they possess a wide range of health benefits. “A … Continued