The Nut Blog

Celebrate National Smoothie Day with Maisie Jane’s Almond Butter!

Masie Janes chocolate shake

In honor of National Smoothie Day, we’re excited to offer a special 15% discount on all our almond butters! Use the code SMOOTHIE15 at checkout or click to have the discount automatically applied. Today, we’re sharing two of our favorite Maisie Jane’s Smooth Almond Butter smoothie recipes that are sure to make your taste […]

Posted on June 20th, 2024

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

Celebrating Pollinator Month: Honoring Our Vital Allies

Introducing our “Buy for BEECause” campaign! This month, 3% of all online sales will go towards purchasing bee-friendly pollinator plants for an almond orchard, supporting the vitality of native bee species.  Stay tuned for exciting Pollinator Month sales and join us in making a difference! History of Pollinator Month June is celebrated as Pollinator Month, […]

Posted on June 4th, 2024

Celebrating Community Spirit: Join Us at the Silver Dollar Fair!

It takes many helpers showing the herd of goats!

  It’s fair time and what does that mean to Maisie Jane’s Family and her community?   The Prep I can’t think of a more special community affair, that lasts an entire week and involves the whole family, than the Fair. As I write this I have ear tags that need to be applied ready to go, baked goods in the oven […]

Posted on May 21st, 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

A Mother’s Day Dedication to Mary Jane Bertagna

Maisie Jane, Mary Jane, and Isabela at a but g trade show. Three generations working together

“Mother” must be one of the most profound nouns to all mankind.  It’s a word that exemplifies the very core of our existence.  Mothers in essence means ‘life’!  As if this one thing mothers provide isn’t enough to celebrate Mother’s Day and honor our mothers, I’d like to share why my ‘Wonder-woman’ of a mother is the reason I dedicate this […]

Posted on May 10th, 2024

Maisie Jane’s Family Trip to Vietnam – An Inside Glimpse of Cashews

Maisie Jane and Isidro fascinated with the fresh cashews and cashew fruit in Vietnam.

Did you know that the best cashews in the world are grown in Vietnam? At least for Maisie Jane’s handcrafted cashew products, we think so! Cashews need seasonally dry tropical climates to thrive, therefore they aren’t at their best when grown in the United States. 

Posted on April 26th, 2024

Nourishing The Earth, One Glass Jar at a Time

Glass vs Plastic

Embracing Sustainable Packaging As a fourth-generation almond farmer, sustainability is not just a buzzword for me. It is woven into the very fabric of my family’s legacy. At Maisie Jane’s, we understand that our responsibility to the Earth extends far beyond the boundaries of our farm. I have been blessed to see the unparalleled beauty of our Earth firsthand. […]

Posted on April 19th, 2024

Farmers and Ranchers Unified

Two men and a horse

American Farmers and Ranchers have had a long history of collaborating and working together with a few battles along the way. Back in the mid to late 1800’s conflicts between farmers and ranchers were mostly over land. The farmers who were farming the land and growing crops were frustrated with cattle stampeding and damaging their […]

Posted on April 10th, 2024

Happy National Beer Day!

Maisie's Husband, Isidro drinking the yummy red beer!

As Maisie Jane’s doesn’t promote heavy drinking, we do like to highlight some fun new ways of celebrating and enjoying a timed Country/American tradition: BEER. We want to share with you a dynamic recipe for making the perfect ‘RED BEER’ that will knock your boots off!    If you haven’t yet dived into the world […]

Posted on April 2nd, 2024