Come see our edible nut display and visit us in our booth in the Main Hall. We will be judging 14 classes of nuts, 11 classes of kernels, exotic and minor fruits, nut foods (cookies, cakes, breads, & other baked goods) and individual educational exhibits. There will also be grafting demonstrations! The display is located just off of the west lobby in the main hall.

At our booth, we will be selling shelled and unshelled nut varieties: pecan (toasted and seasoned available), hazelnut, black walnut, english walnut, hickory, and heartnut. Nut crackers are also available for purchase. The booth is located in the marketplace section of the main hall. Be sure to pick up a map at the farm show to guide you to our location.

Admission is free. Parking is $15 in all Farm Show Complex operated lots.
For hours and directions, please visit www.farmshow.pa.gov

9am – 1pm
2nd floor, Maclay St. entrance, Room C
9am-3pm
Delaware Valley University
700 E. Butler Avenue
Doylestown, PA 18901

Joint meeting with the NY Nut Growers Association. Anyone with an interest in nut trees is welcome to attend. The morning session will include presentations on commercialization of Eastern hazelnuts, the Gleaning Project of South Central Pennsylvania, the Hundred Fruit Farm Permaculture CSA, the Downingtown nut tree plantings of John W. Hershey, urban orchards and food forests, farm succession, and government resources to help farmers with legal issues. In the afternoon there will be grafting demonstrations in the greenhouse.

The registration cost of $12 per person includes breakfast, mid-morning snacks, printed handouts on nut growing, two red oak seedlings, black walnut and butternut seednuts for planting, a sampling of nuts grown in this area, and scionwood. Participants are encouraged to bring nuts and scionwood to share. An all-you-can eat lunch will be available in the cafeteria for $9 (including tax), payable in cash or credit card as you enter.

A block of rooms, with two double beds, has been reserved at the Hampton Inn, in near-by Warrington, PA, at the Delaware Valley University corporate rate of $139.00 (plus tax) for Friday, April 20. Call (215) 343-8400 to reserve your room, as soon as possible, and mention you are with the NY/PA Nut Growers Association to get the corporate rate.

Questions? Contact Jerry Henkin, NYNGA President, sproutnut@aol.com or 914-282-1371 for possible room sharing and/or carpooling.

Download the registration form here.

9:30 am
Don Jackson’s
9006 Camp Road
Red Lion, PA 17356 – View Map
717-244-1834

Anyone interested in nut trees is welcome to attend! The meal is a covered dish style. Drinks, paper goods, and plasticware provided. Bring chairs just in case. There will also be an auction for the benefit of the PNGA. Bring prepared foods, fresh fruit, nuts, seedlings, tools, and any item you wish to donate to the PNGA.

Date TBD
9 am
9006 Camp Road
Red Lion, PA 17356 – View Map
717-244-1834
9:30 am
1612 New Danville Pike
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-393-9754

Farming is a profession of hope. – Brian Brett