7 plants that could save the world

We have always wanted to save the world, we did not realize the one of the answers was sweet chestnuts. This latest research shows we are doing the right thing. Click on the link to read the entire...

Regional Achievement and Community Awards

Chestnut Brae are the 2017 winners of the Regional Achievement and Community Awards -Harmony Agriculture and Food Co Agricultural Innovation Award.This is one of the most prestigious awards in the agricultural sector in WA and allowed i us to  show the judges the...

Awards celebrate the best of regional WA

It is always a great feeling when customers nominate you for awards.This is what happened to Chestnut Brae when we were nominated to be in the West Australian Community and Regional Awards. To then be told we were in the final three from across the State was an even...

Winter on the Farm

It is mid winter on the farm, time to prune the sweet chestnut trees and get ready for the spring. Pruning is essential to allow us to get the harvest equipment into the orchard come autumn. The limbs are pruned using a chain saw and the wounds are sealed to stop...

Chestnut Ale is both Gold and Silver

Having two medals for our beer developed with Blackwood Brewery confirms our thinking that Chestnut Ale is the beer to drink. We first tasted chestnut ale in a little pub in Corsica and realized that this was one of the products we had to develop. To have the beer...

2017 Telstra WA Business Awards | Chestnut Brae

Nannup business Chestnut Brae is one of 22 finalists in this year’s Telstra WA Business Awards which will be announced on Friday. The theme for this year’s award was building a healthier and smarter future for Western Australians and businesses in the health and...

Chestnut Ale…an International Gold Medal Award Winner

When we visited Corsica in 2014 to do our research on what could be done with chestnuts, John fell in love with the chestnut ale there and wanted to introduce chestnut ale to Australia. We have been working in partnership with the Blackwood Valley Brewing Company in...

Chestnut Fed Pork season is here again

Our first litter of chestnut fed pigs for this chestnut harvest season have now achieved their purpose and are now sweet chestnut fed pork. The pork is available from our farm and from the following leading restaurants – Heritage Brasserie, The Revely, The Old...

Food trail launches with Chestnut Brae on the trail

One of the initiatives of Tourism WA is to establish food trails across WA.One of the first is the Blackwood Valley Foo Trail of which Chestnut Brae is one of the visits. As a member of the food trail we will be open to the public on agreed dates and will be...