Chestnuts – Nourishment from Ancient Times

Chestnut Orchard - Johnny Moo Chestnuts, New Zealand

Before the potato became a Western dietary staple, chestnuts were    the staple in Europe. “In fact,” says Caren Campbell of Johnny Moo’s  Chestnuts, “the legend is that the Greek army retreating from Asia  Minor in 401 BC was sustained by chestnuts during their march.  Chestnut trees were known as bread trees because ground, or […]