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Welcome to NY Nut Growers!

Our Purpose

The New York Nut Growers Association is an all volunteer, non-profit organization that promotes nut tree growing in New York state. Our mission is to educate people on the benefits of nut trees and to provide cultural information to assist in growing nut trees for crops and timber.

Current Events:

Of Note...

New York Nut Growers Association 2018 Summer Meeting
NYNGA Members Only

Saturday, July 14, at BWW Farm, 8144 Searsburg Rd., Trumansburg, NY

9:30 - 9:45 Breakfast, introductions at John Wertis' barn

9:45 - 11:00 NYNGA Membership Business Meeting: Pres. Jerry Henkin, Officers, & Board members. Reports, slate of candidates, proposals to alter our Constitution and By-Laws, dues structure, possible inclusion of fruit growers as part of the NYNGA, and committees.

11:00 - 11:45 An inventory of the species in the John Gordon Demonstration Nut Grove (for fun -- an ungraded quiz!)

11:45 -12:15 Transitioning nut tree growing property. A Case in Point -The John Gordon Demonstration Nut Grove, Peter Haarmann, John Wertis and others.

12:15 - 12:30 Car-pooling to lunch and the afternoon program

12:30 - 2:00 Lunch and Nut Trees in the "Green Living" plans of the suburban homesteaders Liam Punshon, Sylvia Estes, and Eva Barnett

2:00 car pooling back to John Wertis' barn; visit on your own schedule to near-by nut tree attractions. Printed directions will be provided.


NYNGA Summer Meeting, July 14, 2018, at BWW Farm, 8144 Searsburg Rd., Trumansburg, NY 14886. Please send check or money order for $20.00, made out to "NYNGA" to John Wertis at the above address. The price includes a light breakfast and your choice of entre for lunch. Please choose one:

Venison Hominy ( ) Glazed Grilled Chicken ( ) Sauteed Seasonal Vegetables ( )

Entres are accompanied by Shiitake Pilaf, Green Salad, Drink, and Fruit Dessert


Fall Meeting Notice

Hold the date for the fall meeting of the NYNGA, which will take place on Saturday, September 15, 2018. We will have as full program of speakers and activities suitable to the season. It will be held at two locations near each other. The first at the orchard of Carl Albers in Bath, NY, and the second at the orchard of Steve Lisbin, in Howard, NY. Details to follow. Please contact NYNGA Pres. Jerry Henkin (sproutnut@aol.com) if you would like to contribute ideas for this meeting. Open to members and the general public.

Annual Conference Notice

The Annual Conference of the Northern Nut Growers Association will take place at Le Baluchon Eco Resort, in Saint-Paulin, Quebec, from August 5 - 8. See nutgrowing.org/research-and-resources/2018-northern-nut-growers-association-conference/ for details of this event.

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