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

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

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

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

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

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...