Today’s guest is Akiva Silver from Twisted Tree Farm, a 20-acre homestead and nursery tucked back in the hills of Spencer, NY. He shares his passion for chestnuts and chestnut tree farming.
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In today’s episode, Akiva and I discuss:
the history of the chestnut tree in the United States and other countries and what is unique about American chestnuts compared with those from Asia and Europe
the difference in taste, texture and cooking properties between various types of chestnuts and chestnu flower from different locations over time
the nutritional content of chestnuts vs. other nuts
why he refers to the chestnut tree as the bread tree
…and much more
Check out the resources Akiva and I discuss:
Connect with Steve: www.twisted-tree.net
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