Nut Growers meeting HUDSON, NY 04/09/22


8:30 to 9:00 Breakfast and registration.

9:00 to 9:20 Coffee, welcome and introductions.
Jerry Henkin, NYNGA President

9:20 to 9:40 Land acknowledgement; Indigenous nut history and culture.
Elodie Eid

9:40 to 10:10 Hazelnut production and processing & New York Tree Crops Alliance update.
Jeff Zarnowski,, Z’s Nutty Ridge Nursery

10:10 to 10:25 Carya cordiformis, yellowbud (bitternut) hickory oil.
Jesse Marksohn

10:25 to 10:40 Announcements: Chris Johnston, Chestnut gall wasp research.

10:40 to 11:00 Break & recipe sharing, led by Elodie Eid: nut cheese, nut milk, nut bread, nut butter, granola, discussion of nutritional value of nuts as a staple food crop

11:00 to 11:20 What to look for in an English walnut (Juglans regia) for New York State.
Carl Albers,, C.E. Albers Tree Farms

11:20 to 11:50 Agroforestry is good for the farm and the environment.
Harry Green, Propagate Ventures

11:50 to 12:20 Designing landscapes and land forms for water capture in nut orchards.
Emerson Martin, Arthur’s Point Farm

12:20 to 1:15 Lunch & NYNGA business meeting

Break for travel to afternoon field trip

1:30 to 3:00 Farm tour of Arthur’s Point Farm, 118 Eagle Rock Road, Ghent, NY 12075 (518) 553-0335

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