Category Archives: Cherry Crop News

February is National Cherry Month

Learn the history of National Cherry Month. Also check out this quick National Cherry Month Video

Traverse Bay Farms July 2015 Catalog

Wow, it’s almost tart cherry harvest. As we get closer to the harvest, we’ll keep you updated on the overall production of this year’s crop. As mentioned a few weeks ago, we had a freeze for a few nights during the vital blooming of the blossoms. The crops did lose some production, but we’ll let spread…

Tart Cherry Blossoms are Out in Full Bloom

reat news the tart cherry blossom are out in full bloom! Every year starting toward the end of April until mid-May the countless tart cherry trees in Northern Michigan shed their brown color and lifeless branches and burst into beautiful white and pink blossoms. As the warm spring weather pushes the cold of Old Man Winter…

The Four Seasons of Tart Cherries InfoGraphic

The Four Seasons of Tart Cherries: As we approach the end of the warm summer days and now are approaching the cool fall evening and cold winter days, I wanted to share the different seasons of the tart cherries. Each season of the year offers a number benefits to the growth, quality and quantity of…

Photos of the 2014 Montmorency Tart Cherry Season Great news!

 Each of the blossoms in the photos below, eventually turn into an antioxidant-packed tart cherry. The cherry is then turned into tart cherry capsules, cherry juice or into a great tasting cherry pie. The cherries are getting bigger and bigger on the trees. As the cool evening nights and the warm days remind us of…

Breaking News: First Cherry Blossom of 2014 Spotted

Great news…it is official! The first cherry blossom of 2014 has been spotted in Northern Michigan. I wanted to reach out and let you know that the cherry buds are starting to blossom. This is great news for the upcoming cherry season. During the extremely harsh cold temperatures this past winter year, the blossoms are…