Frequently Asked Questions


2021 Nella Chestnut Farm Update


The Nella Chestnut Farm is currently closed now, but our Annual Chestnut Roast has been scheduled for the weekend of October 23-24, 2021 from noon to 4pm. October 24th is United Nations Day, a great day to celebrate chestnuts with friends and family. Face masks will be required and social distancing policies will be followed.


Question: When are your Colossal Chestnuts available for u-pick?

Answer: Our chestnuts are usually available for u-pick for the month of October, 7 days a week from 9am to 5pm. The price for U-pick is $10.00 per pound. Wear sturdy closed shoes to protect your feet from the prickly chestnut burrs on the ground and bring a pair of leather gloves to protect your hands.


Question: How fresh are your chestnuts?

Answer: Our Colossal Chestnuts are extremely fresh! They continually fall off the trees during the fall and once you scoop them up and take them home, you can cook them the same day.


Question: How do I store my Colossal Chestnuts?

Answer: Chestnuts are very perishable so it's recommended that once you arrive home that you put your chestnuts into an airtight container for the refrigerator.


Question: Where can I find out more about eating Chestnuts?
Answer: WikiHow has great articles about eating chestnuts.
Click here to see their article about eating raw chestnuts.
Click here to see their article about cooking chestnuts.