Chilliwack farmer has high hopes for hazelnuts,
September 2017 article in The Chilliwack Progress,
about BCHGA's September Field Day at Hooge Farms, showcasing the resurgence of BC's hazelnut industry!

Hazelnut growers eye new varieties,
March 2017 article in Country Life In BC,
about the excellent opportunity new hazelnut varieties offer!

Hazelnut growers have reason to be optimistic,
November 2016 article in Country Life In BC,
about the upturn in BC's hazelnut industry!

taste of bc - September 27, 2016

BC Hazelnuts were featured in Chef Ned Bell's menu for the Taste of BC event, September 27, 2016 at Mission Hill Winery in Kelowna! Chef Bell was cooking for two very special guests, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

It was an honor to have hazelnuts included in the best BC has to offer!


Province of BC Press Release

Official Taste of BC Menu!

Hooge Farms "Jefferson" Hazelnuts! for Taste of BC, and

Chef Bell talking about these hazelnuts on Global BC
(clip and full interview)


Thank you to the BC Agriculture Council for including hazelnuts as part of this incredible event! 

How Hazelnut Growers are Saving BC's Filbert Industry,
July 2016 article in Modern Agriculture, about hazelnut futures!

Click here to read the June 2016 Chilliwack Progress article about the bright future for hazelnuts in the Fraser Valley!

 The BC Hazelnut Growers Association and Holster Farm were recipients of a 2016 Agricultural Enhancement Grant for crop innovation, provided by the Abbotsford Community Foundation and the City of Abbotsford.
Read about it here!