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

The 7 reasons you should load up on Maisie Jane’s Almonds! Last call to save big at our 25% OFF SALE in honor of National Almond Day!

The 7 reasons you should load up on Maisie Jane’s Almonds! Last call to save big at our 25% OFF SALE in honor of National Almond Day!

Posted on February 21st, 2024

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

Why Almond Butter is the Healthiest Choice

If you’re looking for a healthy alternative to traditional peanut butter, almond butter is the way to go! Packed with protein, fiber, and essential nutrients, almond butter is not only delicious but incredibly healthy. It’s the perfect spread for toast, smoothies, and even desserts. With so many health benefits, it’s no wonder why almond butter […]

Posted on January 18th, 2023

It’s That Bloom-iful Time of Year

Tis’ the season of beauty and blooms in the almond farming world. While the bees pollinate the sprouted blossoms, we are lucky enough to  enjoy the gorgeous decoration of nature. Did you know that Almond blossoms are one the earliest blossoms to bloom each Spring? While they do get a head start on the blooming […]

Posted on February 21st, 2022

An Almond Farmer’s Life at Harvest

An Almond Farmer’s Life at Harvest Here at Maisie Jane’s we love to give you an authentic look at the almond farmer’s life.  One of the most exciting and busy times of the year for us is HARVEST!  The farmer must be the master scheduler, paying the up-most attention to their every orchard.  You see, […]

Posted on September 4th, 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

“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

We Are Nuts About Nuts!

In case you didn’t know, we are nuts about nuts. We mean it! It doesn’t stop at almonds, or cashews, or walnuts. Have you ever been in a “snacky” mood and sat down with a bag of pistachios? before you know it, theres a larger pile of shells than the bag itself! You keep saying […]

Posted on May 26th, 2021