Tamar Valley Hazelnuts


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Since moving onto their farm in 2010, Carol and Nathan Bracken have planted five thousand hazelnut trees. These are are now beginning to produce in commercial quantity for the wholesale and niche gourmet market – think hazelnut gin and premium hazelnut chocolates!

On the Festival weekend you can tour the orchard and visit the farm sheds to see how hazelnuts are cracked, sorted, air dried and packaged. There will be tastings and sales.

BYO picnic in the hazelnut orchard.

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