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Wilco Presents Santiam Canyon Wildfire Relief Fund with $75,000 Donation

Customers, employees, vendors and aide organizations all come together to help those in need Mt. Angel, OR, Jan. 5, 2021 – Wilco announced this week an additional $75,000 year-end donation to the Santiam Canyon Wildfire Relief Fund (SCWRF) to go towards the relief and rebuilding of the Santiam Canyon. The donation is a combination of […]

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Wilco Gives Big to Community Youth

County fairs have come and gone but Wilco’s support of youth programs extends far beyond summer Mt. Angel, OR, Dec. 7, 2020 – Wilco awarded another $8,000 in Oregon FFA grants to two deserving chapters this past week. Astoria FFA will receive $4,000 to help purchase drip irrigation, benches, and other supplies to set up […]

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Wilco Opens New Petaluma Store

KATHRYN PALMER ARGUS-COURIER STAFF December 2, 2020, 8:30AM Petaluma shoppers gearing up for the holidays can now add a new stop on their to-do lists, following this week’s grand opening of farm supply store Wilco at the corner of North McDowell Boulevard and Old Redwood Highway. A farmer-owned cooperative, Wilco styles itself as a one-stop […]


Martin Ranch Store Sold & Relocating to Wilco’s Site

Petaluma, CA, November 16, 2020 – Lyle and Debra Smith, owners of Martin Ranch Supply, have agreed to sell their retail store which will relocate to Wilco’s site. Mr. and Mrs. Smith will still own and operate the Martin Ranch Mfg. facility and will continue to produce equine, livestock, barn and ranch supplies; including gates, […]

A plaque is presented at Canby Wilco in appreciation for needed COVID-19 supplies
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Canby & Colton Fire Departments Present Community Service Award

A plaque is presented at Canby Wilco in appreciation for needed COVID-19 supplies CANBY, OR., November 6, 2020 – The Colton and Canby Fire Departments presented an award today to representatives of the Wilco team in appreciation for providing essential personal protective equipment during the pandemic this year. In March and April when the COVID-19 […]

Petaluma Mural
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Local Artist Dave Gordon Unveils a Historic Mural

Artwork blankets the new Wilco Farm Store, set to open in December PETALUMA, CA., October 22, 2020 – Renowned local artist, Dave Gordon, has completed his latest masterwork, which is a spectacular new mural located at 1390 N. McDowell Blvd. in Petaluma. This beautiful new mural is placed on the western wall of the soon-to-open […]

Hazelnut Processing
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Donald hazelnut business moves closer to national recognition

By Kristen Wohlers Canby-Molalla Herald-Pioneer An Aurora/Donald business may soon see its products on Walmart or Sam’s Club shelves. Wilco Hazelnut LLC, Hazelnut Growers of Oregon, a farmer-owned cooperative located on Butteville Road in Donald, was one of 800 small businesses invited to participate in an open call with Walmart and was selected as one […]

upclose of hazelnuts on the ground
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Grower Spotlight: Dan Brown of Four Ridge Orchards Inc.

Please offer some details about your farm’s history. My great-great-grandfather came across the Oregon Trail in 1868 and he first farmed outside of Sheridan before buying a farm in McMinnville in 1870. They moved to the current farm in 1875 in Laurel, south of Hillsboro. I am part of the fifth generation. Previously we had […]

Aman Brothers walking in a hazelnut orchard
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Grower Spotlight: Tim Aman of Aman Brothers Farm

How long has your family owned your farm? Our farm, located in Mt Angel, was originally purchased by my grandparents Carolyn and Frank Aman almost 100 years ago, so our farm is going into the fifth generation and we are close to becoming a Century Farm. Please offer some details about your farming history and […]

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Board Decides Against Signing the HGBA this Year

MT. ANGEL, Ore., July 20, 2020 – Wilco’s Hazelnut Advisory Committee and Board of Directors, all farmer-owners who represent the cooperative’s ~200 hazelnut farms, have agreed not to sign the recently modified Hazelnut Growers Bargaining Association Agreement (HGBA). Only Wilco’s HGO WestNut subsidiary had signed the agreement in past years and 6.36% of the total […]