Sustainable Almond Farming: Innovative Water Conservation Techniques

Almond farming is a cornerstone of California’s agricultural industry, responsible for producing over 80% of the world’s almonds. However, it faces significant challenges, primarily due to the state’s susceptibility to drought. Today, on National Drought Conservation Day, we at Maisie Jane’s reaffirm our commitment to promoting sustainable small family farming by employing cutting-edge technology and […]

Posted on June 17th, 2024

From Orchard to Table: A Journey Through the World of California Walnuts with the Bertagna Family Farm

Jimmy Bertagna During Harvest.

As National Walnut Day approaches, we embark on a journey to explore walnut farming, deeply rooted in family traditions and sustainable practices. Join us as we delve into the fascinating world of walnuts, from their life cycle to their unique benefits, sourced from the local Bertagna family farm right here in Chico, California.

Posted on May 17th, 2024

Celebrating 30 Years with Maisie Jane’s Favorite Family Recipes

Maisie Jane cutting biscotti dough

As Maisie Jane’s celebrates its 30th anniversary, we’re diving deep into a world filled with delectable almond flavors. What better way to celebrate than to share three of Maisie’s all-time favorite recipes that have stood the test of time and brought families around the table? From Almond Biscotti that pairs perfectly with your morning coffee […]

Posted on October 13th, 2023

Almond Harvesting in California: A Flavorful Blend of Tradition and Technology

California is the only state that produces almonds commercially, resulting in over 80% of the world’s almond supply. The state’s unique climate and agricultural expertise make it the perfect location for cultivating these nutrient-packed nuts. Almond harvesting is a fascinating process that involves careful planning, precise timing, and cutting-edge technology.  In this blog post, we’ll […]

Posted on August 9th, 2023

Fuel Your Summer Adventures with Maisie Jane’s Snack Packs

Woman hiking and stoping to eat out of her Maisie Jane's snack packs

Summer is finally here, and it’s the perfect time to embrace the great outdoors and embark on thrilling adventures. Whether you’re planning a hiking expedition, a road trip, a day at the lake, or a day trip to explore new destinations, being well-prepared is crucial for an enjoyable experience. One essential element to consider when […]

Posted on June 20th, 2023

From Planting to Plating: The Life Cycle of the Almond in California

Almond text with drawings of almonds in shells, out of shells, and on the branch

If you’re a fan of almonds, then you probably know that California produces over 80% of the world’s supply! But have you ever wondered how these delicious nuts go from being tiny buds on a tree to the tasty snack we all love? In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at the lifecycle […]

Posted on March 15th, 2023

Have you heard the latest buzz?

All good things must come to an end… and be replaced with something better! That’s right… BRAND NEW re-closable bags are the latest buzz around here! After a long wait and much anticipation, Maisie Jane’s is happy to bring you our fresh and fabulous bags. Don’t worry, they are still your favorite flavors, but now, […]

Posted on September 14th, 2021

The Countdown To Harvest Begins

It’s that time of the year again. When the shells start to split, it’s almost time to pick, or shake in our case! If you take a stroll down the lanes of an almond orchard right about now, the nuts are speaking to us. A tell-tale sign that harvest is growing near is when the […]

Posted on July 27th, 2021

Mango Almond Butter Smoothie

Do you ever wake up in the morning hungry but don’t really feel like cooking anything? Yea, we do too. When it’s already 80 degrees out at 8:00am sometimes motivation goes out the window!  We don’t know about you, but what better way to jump start this already sizzling summer than with something cold and […]

Posted on June 22nd, 2021

“Am-end” or “Almond”?

If you grew up in Chico or anywhere in the Northern California region you may know about the almond pronunciation debacle. We can’t tell you how many times we’ve travelled elsewhere, mentioned the word, and gotten a look of puzzlement. Well, today we want to explain to you why this four generation farming family of […]

Posted on June 9th, 2021