Growing Chestnuts in the Northeast US: a Value Chain Perspective

Russell Wallack of Breadtree Farm in Johnsonville, NY, who did the initial planting for Chestnut orchard in 2018. Photo by Mark Phillips
Keegan Schelling at Shaker Creek Farm in Stephentown, New York, inspecting a three year old Chestnut. Photo by Mark Phillips
An example of a food value chain, via the Wallace Center
Chestnut seedlings in the ground at Back the Lane Farm in New York. What needs to happen in the next 10 years to ensure that farms like these are viable into the future?

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Writer, Educator, and Consultant working in Food, Fermentation, and Regenerative Agriculture. See about.me/MarkjPHL for writing and affiliations.

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Mark Phillips

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Writer, Educator, and Consultant working in Food, Fermentation, and Regenerative Agriculture. See about.me/MarkjPHL for writing and affiliations.

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