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Cherry Picking in Traverse City
Jul 20

Great news, it’s the 2020 U-Pick cherry season in Traverse City. Did you know the Traverse City area is often referred to as the “Cherry Capital of the World?”

The reason is this cherry growing region grows over 65% of all tart cherries in the United States. Some in this cherry-picking area also refer to this region as the “Traverse Bay Farms Region”, too.

The Link Between Arthritis and Activity Levels
Jun 18
When a person has arthritis, it’s vital that they keep it moving as best as they can in order to cut down on the pain and inflammation that arthritis can cause.
What is the Difference Between Sweet Cherries and Tart Cherries? - Cherries 101
Jun 16
It’s Cherry Season Every year during the warm summer months, the cherries explode from the beautiful cherry blossoms. It’s during these few short months these ruby-red orbs are available for harvest.
Discover Happens to Your Body When You Sit on the Couch Too Long
Jun 07

The Modern World And Lack Of Movement As human beings, our species is experiencing an unusual phenomenon that has only been relevant to our way of life for a relatively short period of time. As modern technology and society as a whole continues to progress, we have become significantly less dependent on manual labor. Modern living has shifted more and more towards automation in virtually every facet of society. In today’s world, the name of the game is convenience. As a species, simply obtaining what we need is no longer enough; we want it fast and with minimal effort. While...

4 Fun Ways To Get Off The Couch
Jun 03
I don’t need to spend any significant amount of time harping on the importance of physical activity and avoiding a sedentary lifestyle.
5 Reasons Exercise Is So Important As You Age
Jun 03
t is no secret that exercise is an absolute must for those of us looking to enjoy not only an increased quantity of life, but more importantly, quality of life.
5 Key Motivators To Get Off The Couch
Jun 03

Often times, a little perspective and interrogation into the purpose behind our actions is crucial. In this article, we will discuss 5 major reasons that will hopefully put the spring back into your step.

Winner of 30+ National Food Awards
Jun 01
Traverse Bay Farms has win 30+ national food awards at America's largest and most competitive food competitions.
No more worrying about going hungry when you diet.
May 15

No more worrying about going hungry when you diet. That’s right with a Satiety Diet, you’ll feel fuller longer. The foundation of the Satiety Diet is to eat healthy foods that offer satiety – or the feeling of being full and satisfied. This type of diet includes food you already eat including fish, fruits and vegetables, nuts and avocados. Best of all, all you need to do to lose weight following a Satiety Diet is to simple eat these types of food on a daily basis. Download your Free Copy of the Healthy Recipes and Food Plan of the Satiating...

5 Top Trends for a Post-Coronavirus Landscape
May 07

2020 will be a year to remember. The outbreak of COVID-19 upended the world and has reshaped everything. From “Shelter-In-Place” orders to businesses being temporary closed, there is no shortage of coronavirus related news. As the world begins to adjust to the new normal and as we emerge on the other side of the COVID-19 experience, the world we live in will certainly look different. While it is still too early to say what the post-COVID-19 world will look like, here are our top 5 post-coronavirus macro-economic trends predictions. #1: The Decline of China Over the past several decades, China’s...

6 Benefits of Eating Food Products Made with USA Produce
Apr 28

During times of global uncertainly, eating foods produced in the USA with USA-grown produce and other ingredients is top of mind for many consumers.

With the lack of transparency for growing and manufacturing practices, when compared to the USA, many countries fall short in providing this vital information to the end consumer. Learn how Traverse Bay Farms stands apart...

COVID-19 Update: What We Are Doing At Traverse Bay Farms to Keep Our Customers Safe
Apr 22

For the last several weeks, Traverse Bay Farms has been closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19 throughout the United States and the rest of the world. We have been following the guidance from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and local health authorities. Here are some of the steps we are taking to ensure we have the right plans and resources in place to safeguard your health and well-being.   Brief Overview: We always want to exceed your expectations. Our warehouse and shipping centers are open for business. We are shipping orders daily for all of our products. Our customer...

What Will Life Look Like in America Once the Shelter-in-Place Orders Ends?
Apr 18

“Flatten the curve” has been top of mind for almost everyone for the past several weeks. But the question is what will happen after the curve flattens and the shelter-in-place orders end? While there is no master plan to get us back to where we were, in this article, I’ll provide some insight and ideas for you. States across America have experienced shelter-in-place at different times and different levels of illnesses. However, one thing remains constant, this widespread outbreak will probably change life as we know it. Below are ways our world will probably change going forward: Bar and Restaurants...

7 Foods That Boost the Immune System
Apr 06

7 Foods That Boost the Immune System If you’re looking for ways to prevent the flu, colds and fight other viruses, check out these 7 foods that will help to keep your immune system strong. #1: Citrus Fruits Vitamin C is the one ingredient everyone can agree upon after they have caught a virus. This is vital to helping you build up your immune system. According to published research this vital vitamin may increase white blood production. White blood cells are vital to fighting infections. Check out these citrus fruits that are high in Vitamin C: Oranges Grapefruit Limes Lemon...

Arthritis and Driving:  Tips for Ease
Mar 06

With the warm weather fast approaching, many are looking for ways to get out of the house and enjoy a few hours on the open road. However, for many arthritis pain may stop them from enjoying their life.  Here are a few tips so you can enjoy some windshield time and see some great places and enjoy time with those you love. #1: Keep arthritis pain relievers in the car.  Place a few over-the-counter pain pills, a tube of arthritis cream, or on-the-go heat patches. Also, may keep tart cherry capsules with them, too. Did you know tart cherry capsules...