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News, Wilco Stores

Farmworker Mural in Lake Oswego

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Local muralist works to restore historic mural and create a new mural in Lake Oswego, honoring farmworkers and cooperatives A partnership between Wilco Farm Stores and the Portland Street Art Alliance is revitalizing and bringing new public art to Lake Oswego, Oregon Fresh new public art is coming to Lake Oswego thanks to a new […]

New Stores & Grand Openings, News, Wilco Stores

Wilco Announces Plans to Open First California Store

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WILCO PLANS TO OPEN THEIR FIRST CALIFORNIA STORE, EXPANDING THEIR RURAL LIFESTYLE BRAND IN PETALUMA. Wilco Farm Store Departments. (Photo: Wilco) MT. ANGEL, Ore., October 16, 2019 – Wilco, a farmer-owned cooperative, is announcing plans to open a new store in Petaluma, CA in May 2020. This opening will mark the retailer’s entrance into California […]

New Oregon Orchard Website
Hazelnut Growers of Oregon, Latest News, Oregon Orchard

Oregon Orchard® Website Gets a New Look

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With the release of the new Oregon Orchard® brand is an updated website! Thanks to the combined efforts of the Wilco/HGO Marketing teams and Portland Web Design, the oregonorchard.com site now features the new logo and packaging designs far better than the previous website. While the website debuted its new look in August, it will […]

Food For Thought HGO
Hazelnut Growers of Oregon, Latest News, Oregon Orchard

Food For Thought

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When combining herbicides and young hazelnuts, a clean spray tank is essential! Younger trees are susceptible to damage from herbicides not typically used on hazelnut orchards. Glyphosate, 2-4D, and other herbicides can cause stunted growth, abnormal growth patterns in tree wood, and possibly kill the young tree. When using only one herbicide rig, it is […]

Confectionary Line HGO
Hazelnut Growers of Oregon, Latest News, Oregon Orchard

Oregon Orchard® Product Changes

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Following the launch of our new seasoned and baking products we re-evaluated the entire Oregon Orchard offering. This process known as “SKU rationalization” can be challenging due to our brand’s history and the number of operators in the supply chain. One example is the many different label and packaging types used across the product line. […]

Hazelnut Growers of Oregon, Latest News, Oregon Orchard

Grower Corner October 2019

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Please note that an updated receiving station map was mailed on 9/13/19. It added a transfer station in the McMinnville area, removed Missouri Ridge as a wash station as they will not be operational in time and updated contact information for Lindsey Family Farm. A copy of the updated map is available on hazelnut.com. Initial […]

Hazelnut Growers of Oregon, Latest News, Oregon Orchard

October 2019 Letter From COO Greg Thorsgard

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Dear Grower, I’ve been here six months now and boy, have I learned a lot about the hazelnut business!   Things are getting busier and we’re in the throes of harvest season.  We are excited to see what the approximately 180 farms we service will produce with it being a “biennial year” and orchards providing less […]

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Hazelnut Growers of Oregon, Latest News, Oregon Orchard

Adding Value to the Hazelnut Harvest

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If you know anyone involved in the Oregon Hazelnut scene, you know the harvest is coming. Growers work year-round to ensure a healthy crop and abundant harvest, and Hazelnut Growers of Oregon is fully and uniquely prepared to add value to the lives of their growers. As a farmer-owned co-op, the job of Hazelnut Growers […]

Community News, FFA Forever, News, Wilco Stores

Thank You Customers, Vendors & Partners for a Record August FFA Month

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MT. ANGEL, Ore., October 1, 2019 – Wilco, a farmer-owned cooperative, is contributing over $170,000 to Future Farmers of America groups in Oregon and Washington thanks to record-setting donations from the retailer’s FFA Forever Month promotion during August. Each August, Wilco encourages customers to donate at the register in each of their 20 Wilco retail […]

New Hazelnut Products
Hazelnut Growers of Oregon, Latest News, Oregon Orchard

New Roasted & Seasoned Hazelnuts

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Celebrate this year’s harvest with five new seasoned hazelnut items available to ship to the retail channel this month!  These bold and exciting flavors include Sweet & Spicy Barbecue, Rosemary, Cinnamon Sugar, Himalayan Salt and Southwest Chili Pepper. Why this hot, sweet and savory offering?  According to Food Business News, “There’s (been) a 33% increase […]