Problems with the shop.

We are having technical problems with our web shop at the moment. In the meantime please buy our products at Www.farmhousedirect.com.au/kingvalleywalnuts We hope to have the problem sorted soon ...
Read More

Meet the crew for 2018 harvest

Meet the crew from the 2018 Harvest. This year our 5 backpackers came from Italy and Germany. Back left to back right: Matt, Nathan, Marcel, Mick, Brooke Front left to front right: Lara, Veronika, Mats,Nicco, and owners Carol and Michael ...
Read More

Packing new season walnuts

The harvest is in for 2018 and now the nuts are being packed for post and bulk orders to go all over Australia. Packing mail orders   Packing bulk orders Final check before going into bags ...
Read More

Autumn 2018

A dry harvest period has resulted in a premium crop with clean nuts that we are very pleased to see. Now is the time to buy walnuts at their freshest ...
Read More

Spring 2017 Harvest

Spring 2017 all products are staying fresh and cool in our coolstores As the weather warms up, we take extra care to ensure that all our products are kept cool in our coolstores. 2017 Harvest highlights The team for 2017 from left to right, we present Rainer, Nathan, Carol, Warren, ...
Read More

2016 harvest pics

A selection of pics from our 2016 Harvest.           ...
Read More

More awards for 2014

We scored  Gold this year for the pickled walnuts from Royal Melbourne 2014 Fine Food Awards. An excellent result. Add to this another Silver and a Bronze again for our Wicked Walnuts and Yum Walnuts. For the first time this year as the only walnut grower in Victoria to receive ...
Read More

Highlights of our 2014 harvest:

The team for 2014 from left to right, back to front we present Bazza (Bastian), Mike, Lucas, Cocky, Nathan, Carol, Ben, Chucky, Juan, Matty (Matthias), Rosie and Mick. Carol gave some of the backpackers honorary Aussie names, Rainer here was called The Cocky. The team for 2014 from left to ...
Read More

Harvesting

Processing the walnuts in the sheds Now the walnuts are washed, sorted, dried, sorted, graded and sorted again. then into bags to you. Take a look at our video of the processing. Orchard harvesting We are now starting to harvest your new season walnuts. Here is what is happening…. First, ...
Read More

Summertime: and the living is easy

Well, not really easy. The cockies moved in to start eating from the start of January. A long dry summer this year meant lots of irrigating was needed and some of the nuts suffered sunburn. Yes believe it or not those nuts that are not shaded by the leaves get ...
Read More

In past years…….

Winter is here and we bought lots of chooky poo to mix with sawdust and walnut hull waste. This is composted for a few months and then spread over the orchards. The sheep move in to add extra fertiliser in return for getting fat on the grass and the trees ...
Read More

July 2013 – Visit to China with the Australian Walnut Industry Association

Carol and Mike visited China for the International Walnut Symposium held in Fenyang City. Carol went as President of the Association and Mike went on a separate trip with other members. We both met up at the conference hotel. Carol (green hat) towers above the other blokes in a village ...
Read More

February 2013 – Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards

Carol received medals for her spiced nuts at the  Royal Melbourne 2013 Fine Food Awards. Well Done!     ...
Read More

January 2013 – Pickling the nuts

After picking the small green fruits in November they have been pickled and packed  in our farm kitchen for the 2013 sales.  Niels and Max, from Germany help Carol with this year’s product.     ...
Read More

November 2012 – Mike Burston receives Australian Walnut Industry Award.

Congratulations to Mike on receiving an award from the Australian Walnut Industry (AWIA) at its 2012 Annual General Meeting. Mike was awarded a silver walnut for his 16 years of service to the organisation. This includes 12 years as a member of the  AWIA committee, on which he still serves ...
Read More