November has been named National Georgia Pecan Month and we’re ready to celebrate!
Let’s get this month started!
November 1: The history of Pecans, from the National Pecan Shellers Association.
November 2: Does the “fall back” time change lower your energy level? Check out these Pecan Pie energy bites. Pumpkin, dates, pecans… you’ll be back up and running in no time!
November 3: Ever wondered how pecans are harvested? Well wonder no more! Click HERE for video.
November 5: A great interview on Middle Georgia’s 13WMAZ with Duke Lane III from Lane Southern Orchards talking about the Pecan crop for 2014. See and read the interview HERE.
November 6: Pecans aren’t just for making tasty pies, they can also help improve your heart health. Read more HERE.
November 12: Are you thinking about Thanksgiving dinner? Maybe holiday gifts for friends, family, or coworkers? We’ve got a great list of suppliers that can help fill all your pecan needs. Click HERE to see more.
November 13: Are you a runner or high endurance athlete? Or really just someone who exercises? You should be sprinting towards #Pecans!
November 14: Brrr… Staying in today? Cruise over to our Pinterest boards to get some #Pecan inspiration. There you will find recipes, ideas, and other Georgia Pecan information!
November 15: Since it’s game day again, we’ve gotta ask. How are YOU adding #pecans into your tailgating plans?
November 16: Do you know the background story of the Center for Pecan Innovation? Learn what we do here.
November 17: The road to harvest this year has been a long, expensive one. Here’s a great interview with farmer Brad Ellis from Ellis Bros. Pecans.
November 18: Getting the nutmeat from the pecan is easier than you think and requires no special tools (unless you just need something fancy). Learn a few tricks and tips from us HERE.
November 20: Pecans have SO many health benefits that they often are referred to as “nutrition in a nutshell.” See just how nutritious they are HERE.
November 22: Are you in charge of preparing dessert for Thanksgiving? Here’s the Classic Georgia Pecan Pie recipe, just in time!
November 23: Not feeling classic? Here’s a twist on the Pecan Pie (in parfait form) for your Thanksgiving feast. Recipe HERE.
November 24: Georgia leads the nation in pecan production, averaging 88 million lbs each year. That’s enough to make 176 million pecan pies.
November 25: Your mind’s on Pecan Pie this week. Did you know every pecan pie uses 1/2 – 3/4 lbs of pecans? (about 78 pieces)
November 26: Growing up, we always had Hummingbird cake made from this Southern Living recipe.
November 27: On this day, we give thanks for many things including you, our friends. Happy Thanksgiving. http://t.co/fBnL9jx2Dw
November 28: Did you know? Large pecan plants have cracking machines with a capacity of 150,000 lbs a day & 30 million lbs a season.
November 29: Did you know? One irrigated, managed acre of trees will produce about 1,000 pounds of pecans.
November 30: As #GeorgiaPecanMonth comes to a close we invite you to re-read all the info we’ve shared this month about America’s Nut.