From Orchard to Table
While crunching into an almond, it is hard to imagine the journey of what is considered a prized dry fruit took to make its way to your mouth. The almond lifecycle has many stages and a lot of natural beauty. Here’s your chance to explore it all from start to finish.
From mid-August through October, mechanical tree "shakers" harvest the almonds by vigorously shaking them to the ground. The almonds then dry naturally for 8–10 days in the orchard before they are swept into rows and picked up by machine.