Maisie Jane’s Top 3 Favorite Farming Traditions

Hurtado Family

From climbing almond hull piles 10 stories high to hay rides celebrating the bounty of harvest, Maisie Jane shares some of her favorite farming traditions and what she’s continually trying to expose her daughters too. What was your favorite family tradition growing up? Working side by side with my family. I always enjoyed working with […]

Posted on August 30th, 2017

4 Key Components of Sustainable Family Farming at Maisie Jane’s

orchard-harvest

  Farming is a big responsibility. Less than 1% of the population in the United States are farmers – a few people with a big responsibility. At Maisie Jane’s, being sustainable means grasping that responsibility to the fullest and viewing farming as more than a paycheck. It’s being able to confidently know that you’re doing […]

Posted on August 14th, 2017

4 Different Ways to Process Almonds

fire roasting almonds

When you pick up your fresh bag of almonds or scoop that first teaspoon from the brand new almond butter jar, the last thing you’ll think about is the way those almonds were processed. But today, especially in our food conscious society, it’s important to know not only what you’re getting in your food, but […]

Posted on May 17th, 2017

The Bees Are Back in Town for Almond Tree Pollination Preparation

Almond Orchard Blooms

Did you know that bees need almonds and almonds need bees? Between late February and early March, the orchards that produce Maisie Jane’s almonds burst into bloom with light pink and white flowers in preparation for pollination. This is a crucial time in the almond lifecycle. The Blooms and the Bees Almond trees need the […]

Posted on March 10th, 2017

Learn How Water-Wise Family Farming Produces More Crop Per Drop

Saving water is always in the forefront of our minds. The topic has been getting a lot more focus in the midst of California’s drought. We believe in doing our part to save our most valuable and natural resource by practicing holistic land management and investing in new technological approaches. Maisie Jane’s water-wise practices will use 22% […]

Posted on August 16th, 2016