RC Farms, Inc. grows their Sweet Chestnuts on 17 acres in
McMinnville, the heart of Oregon's great and fertile Willamette Valley.
When you order fresh chestnuts from us, you're ordering directly from the grower so you are getting your chestnuts as fresh as possible.
Sweet Chestnuts have been around
for centuries and can be ground into flour, pureed like potatoes, boiled and sauteed like a vegetable, and used in poultry
stuffing, soups, quiches, and desserts. They are gluten free and an excellent healthy
These nuts have a mealy texture and a slightly
sweet flavor. Edible chestnuts are very perishable. Although if stored in the refrigerator, they can keep for months. By sealing
them in airtight plastic bags and freezing them, they can be kept for over a year. If not harvested and stored, they decay
and dry out quickly and become hard, chalklike, and bony. Do not leave chestnuts in a bowl longer than a day or two, they
will become too dry.
If you'd like to get on our
mailing list, contact us by phone or e-mail. Make sure to plan ahead. Once our season arrives, our fresh chestnuts are sold out