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Starting Your Own Herb Garden is Easier Than You Think

September 30, 2019

Walnut Harvest: The Journey to Your Kitchen

Did you know 99% of the walnuts in the United States are grown in California? It’s a long road from planting a walnut orchard to harvest to delivering fresh, delicious walnuts straight to your local grocery store. And it’s quite likely the walnuts you enjoy at home as a snack...
July 15, 2019

6 Walnut Crafts to Try with the Kids This Summer

If you’re staring down the days of summer wondering what to do with your kids to keep them off of screens, yet entertained, the answer may already be in your kitchen. It might seem to be an unconventional choice, but walnuts and their shells make the perfect craft supply! That’s...
March 29, 2019

How to Compost at Home

California Walnuts is a huge fan of the environment, and if you’re someone who cares about the environment too, loves to garden, or has a fridge full of old leftovers, this article is for you. So why compost? When it comes to growing quality walnuts, nutrient-rich soil is of utmost...
January 22, 2019

The Walnut Growing Process

Have you ever wondered how walnuts are grown? It’s a long road from planting a walnut orchard to delivering fresh, delicious walnuts straight to your local grocery store. Each step is handled with great care and attention. Growing walnuts is a time-consuming process that takes a lot of care and...
January 16, 2019

Starting Your Own Herb Garden is Easier Than You Think

Have you ever wanted to start your own herb garden at home, but thought it might be too difficult? Don’t worry, you don’t need a green thumb or a huge backyard to do this. Even if you live in a small space, you can still utilize any empty windowsill space....
December 19, 2018

California Walnut Grower Stories – Carl Cilker, Cilker Orchards

Let’s start with talking about how you became a California walnut grower. I kind of grew up with it, as our family’s been in the farming business with orchards for years. We decided to plant walnut trees in 1983 when my brother Bill graduated from Cal Poly. Part of his...
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