Chestnuts in the news

Chestnut Brae were very fortunate to have the team from Today Tonight ask if they could come to Chestnut Brae to film a story about chestnuts during harvest season.  We have some visitors doing PYO (Pick Your Own) and we had some volunteers picking chestnuts at the...

Markets we will be attending in May and June

Chestnut Brae will be attending: Joondalup Growers Market on 12th May Kalamunda Farmers Market on 13th May Manjimup Farmers Market on 19th May Gidgegannup Small Farm Field Day on 27th May Manjimup Farmers Market on 2nd June Truffle Kerfuffle on 23rd and 24th June The...

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...