1. Welcome

Welcome to Fillmore Farms on the web… Fillmore Farms specializes in providing raw, high quality, organic English Walnuts for the discriminating consumer. Our walnuts are grown in Northern California, one of the top English Walnut growing regions in the world. Nestled in the northern Sacramento Valley between the Feather and Sacramento Rivers and in the shadow of the Sutter Buttes, the climate, soil and water supply all combine to provide a wonderful growing environment. Combined with our emphasis on organic nutritional value, these walnuts provide a tasty, healthful treat. In addition to being grown with our existing organic farming methods, a portion of our crop is dried at ambient air temperature (ambient air dried) and never frozen. We believe this helps preserve the flavor and nutritional content of the raw...

2. About Us

The Fillmores have been farming in Gridley since 1917. Over the years the family has grown peaches, walnuts and a number of open field crops. We started planting our latest walnut orchards in 1998. Our walnut orchards are young and will be at full production in the next few years. We are a certified organic grower. Our walnut trees thrive from organic compost and other organic soil amendments. We also foliar feed the trees several times each year. This combined with other organic, earth friendly, common sense farming practices has produced clean, high yielding...

3. Certifications

CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers) & USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Our family has always looked for ways to keep our farming earth friendly. We are proud to be CCOF and USDA certified organic. We can be found here in the California Certified Organic Farmers (www.ccof.org) directory. Non-GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) Product Certification Program Since August 2, 2012 our farm has had a certificate of compliance from the Non-GMO Project: "[Fillmore Farms] has demonstrated capability to comply with the Non-GMO Project Standard. Compliance with the standard is determined through a document-based evaluation and, when required, onsite inspection of production facilities. In its acceptance of this verification, the verified entity warrants that it is and will remain in full compliance with the terms and conditions of the Non-GMO Project Product Verification Program and the Non-GMO Project Standard.” ORC (Orthodox Rabbinic Certifiers) As of May 3, 2012 (and re-certified April 30, 2013) we have been certified kosher by the Orthodox Rabbinic Certifiers of San Francisco: "This is to certify that FILLMORE FARMS of Gridley, CA is under the Kashruth supervision of our organization. The following items, processed by them are found to be in full compliance with the Jewish dietary laws for year round use, including Passover, and are Pareve: ORGANIC WALNUTS, SHELLED AND UNSHELLED" Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Program We've also been certified by Duane Lindsay & Associates (Tree Nut & Food Scientists of California) as...

4. Harvest

Harvest in California is in October. It is the most demanding time of year for us. From childcare to driving equipment, the whole family works as a team. We have outfitted our equipment with custom lighting to be able to harvest around the clock when rain is in the forecast. After each harvest our equipment is cleaned and returned to the shop where throughout the winter months we make custom modifications to streamline the next...

5. Links

Here are some links to useful information related to Fillmore Farms. www.ccof.org — California Certified Organic Farmers (we are listed under FILLMORE FARMS). www.walnuts.org — Access this site for recipes and interesting facts about walnuts. www.gridleyareachamber.com — Filled with interesting information about our home town of Gridley,...
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The 2014 Harvest is Here!

The 2014 Harvest is Here!

The 2014 harvest is complete, we’ve prepared and packaged walnuts, and we’ve re-openned our Web Store. Ready to purchase the best walnuts in the world? Please visit our Web Store. (It should be noted that subjective opinions in the post are that of the Fillmore Farm webmaster who penned this....
Genetically Modified Plants? No.

Genetically Modified Plants? No.

Are you concerned about genetically modified plants? Then you’ll be glad to know Fillmore Farms is certified GMO (genetically modified organism) free by the Non-GMO Project. Please check out our updated Certifications page for this and other...
We Are Now Certified Kosher

We Are Now Certified Kosher

Fillmore Farms is proud to announce that as of May 3, 2012 we have been certified kosher by the Orthodox Rabbinic Certifiers of San Francisco: "This is to certify that FILLMORE FARMS of Gridley, CA is under the Kashruth supervision of our organization. The following items, processed by them are found to be in full compliance with the Jewish dietary laws for year round use, including Passover, and are Pareve: ORGANIC WALNUTS, SHELLED AND UNSHELLED" (If you click on the image of the certificate you can see a full-sized Adobe Acrobat version of...
Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to Fillmore Farms on the web… Fillmore Farms specializes in providing raw, high quality, organic English Walnuts for the discriminating consumer. Our walnuts are grown in Northern California, one of the top English Walnut growing regions in the world. Nestled in the northern Sacramento Valley between the Feather and Sacramento Rivers and in the shadow of the Sutter Buttes, the climate, soil and water supply all combine to provide a wonderful growing environment. Combined with our emphasis on organic nutritional value, these walnuts provide a tasty, healthful treat. In addition to being grown with our existing organic farming methods, a portion of our crop is dried at ambient air temperature (ambient air dried) and never frozen. We believe this helps preserve the flavor and nutritional content of the raw...
About Us

About Us

The Fillmores have been farming in Gridley since 1917. Over the years the family has grown peaches, walnuts and a number of open field crops. We started planting our latest walnut orchards in 1998. Our walnut orchards are young and will be at full production in the next few years. We are a certified organic grower. Our walnut trees thrive from organic compost and other organic soil amendments. We also foliar feed the trees several times each year. This combined with other organic, earth friendly, common sense farming practices has produced clean, high yielding...
Certifications

Certifications

CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers) & USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Our family has always looked for ways to keep our farming earth friendly. We are proud to be CCOF and USDA certified organic. We can be found here in the California Certified Organic Farmers (www.ccof.org) directory. Non-GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) Product Certification Program Since August 2, 2012 our farm has had a certificate of compliance from the Non-GMO Project: "[Fillmore Farms] has demonstrated capability to comply with the Non-GMO Project Standard. Compliance with the standard is determined through a document-based evaluation and, when required, onsite inspection of production facilities. In its acceptance of this verification, the verified entity warrants that it is and will remain in full compliance with the terms and conditions of the Non-GMO Project Product Verification Program and the Non-GMO Project Standard.” ORC (Orthodox Rabbinic Certifiers) As of May 3, 2012 (and re-certified April 30, 2013) we have been certified kosher by the Orthodox Rabbinic Certifiers of San Francisco: "This is to certify that FILLMORE FARMS of Gridley, CA is under the Kashruth supervision of our organization. The following items, processed by them are found to be in full compliance with the Jewish dietary laws for year round use, including Passover, and are Pareve:...

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