Our youngest lifetime member

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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

Newsletter Back in Print

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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

Farm Show 2017 a Success!

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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

Fall meeting

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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

New website

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Excuse the mess while we clean up and reorganize. The website is getting a makeover! The new version will be easier to navigate with new features as well. Check back soon to see the final design.  

Walnuts for health

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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