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Black Walnut Hulling & Buying Station


Sep 26, 2017 – 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM

(daily until Nov 4, 2017)

16792 East 450 Road
Claremore, OK 74017 Map

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Black Walnut Hulling & Buying Station at Shepherd’s Cross
September 26 – November 4, 2017
Tuesday - Saturday 9:00 am – 6:00 p.m.
Monday by appointment Closed Sunday

• Black Walnut Hulling is held each fall, at Shepherd’s Cross, an authentic working farm, just north of Claremore OK on Scenic Route 66.
• Simply pick up the black walnuts off the ground, bring them to the farm by the bag, bucket or truck load, and we will hull them, weight them, and pay you for them.
• Shepherd’s Cross is a buying station for the only black walnut hulling facility in the U.S. – Hammon’s Black Walnuts
• Price to be paid this year will likely be $15 per 100 pounds (15 cents per pound) after hulling
• Great fund raiser for youth groups, sport groups, 4-H clubs and more. No outgoing funds for this fundraiser.
• 2017 is looking like a large Black Walnut crop
• Shepherd’s Cross is one of only three buying stations in Oklahoma
• Black walnuts are a natural protein source, high in antioxidants, and help reduce the risk of cancer
• Additional harvesting information is here:
• The Pumpkin Festival , a harvest celebration held at the farm, at the same time as Black Walnut Hulling
Wholesome fun for the entire family includes hay maze, festive outdoor & indoor games, Farm Animal Petting Barn, farm demonstrations and festive fall story time. The farm’s focus is educational, fall festive fun.
• Shepherd’s Shop, a quaint country gift shop, is an event in itself - featuring a host of festive fall, handmade and farm related gifts and wares from many gifted artisans; a year round “craft fair”. Healthy choice foods and grass fed, grass finished meats and wool items are available.
• Black walnut hulling will proceed even in the case of inclimate weather.
• Shepherd’s Cross is an accredited Agritoruism facility, a Made in Oklahoma Company, a member of the Claremore Farmer’s Market, an Grass Fed Grass Finished, Animal Welfare Certified Farm; a producer for and distribution site for the Oklahoma Food Co-op.
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• To find out more information about this event please visit our website:

Shepherd’s Cross & Heart of the Shepherd
Dr. Diane Dickinson, president & executive director
16792 East 450 Road, Claremore, OK 74017