Meander Valley Hazelnut Festival to celebrate nutty harvest
4 Feb 2021
It takes patience to be a hazelnut farmer, but Christie Mcleod and Michael Delphin are ready to celebrate big after years of waiting. The pair, who own Hazelbrae Hazelnuts at Hagley, hosts the first-ever Meander Valley Hazelnut Festival, celebrating the impending hazelnut harvest, and celebrating the growing industry.
Going Nuts: Australia’s hazelnut industry experiencing a growth spurt
15 Jun 2019
Hazelnut farming has had several false starts in this country over the last 100 years but the mood in the industry now is upbeat. A global confectionery giant has invested locally and with new players and expanding family farms, Australia may finally crack this nut.