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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.
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...

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...

Good Morning Smoothie
Jan 16

If you have to skip breakfast, try this instead. With this tasty and refreshing green smoothie, even if you have to skip the most important meal of the day, you'll be getting your energy for an entire day.  What You’ll Need: About a cup ripe pineapple, cut into chunks and frozen 2-3 big handfuls of fresh baby spinach 1 small orange, peeled and frozen (or two if using the micro Chinese variety) Half a cup orange juice, cherry juice or pineapple juice (add more if preferred) Half a cup silken tofu Let’s Blend! Place all the ingredients in a blender....

Berry Cherry Juice Smoothie
Jan 16

If you love cherries and berries, this recipe is for you! This simple smoothie combines popular berries, silken tofu, and bananas. This smoothie will keep you full for hours. It’s also packed with antioxidants to fight the signs of aging.  What You’ll Need: Quarter cup any liquid, could be water, milk, almond milk, apple juice, or orange juice (not shown) 1 cup silken tofu (not to be confused with the tofu for stir-fries) 1 cup bananas 1 cup strawberries 1 ounce of cherry juice concentrate Let’s Whip Up Some Delicious Smoothie! To create this smoothie, simply add all the ingredients...

Tropical Trio Smoothie
Jan 16

If you're looking to enjoy a taste of the tropical, you'll love this recipe. It is packed up of high levels of vitamin E, thanks to the almond milk. In addition, the ingredients will also make your skin looking youthful. What You’ll Need: Half a ripe mango, only the flesh, frozen About half a cup fresh pineapple chunks, frozen Half a cup banana, sliced and frozen Half a cup to a full cup of almond milk (or soy milk, or whatever milk you prefer). A dash of cinnamon (optional) Fruit slices or a stick of cinnamon for garnish (optional too)...

Apple Papaya Smoothie
Jan 16

Check this great tasting smoothie. This is a great taste combination. The sweet and tart apples combined with juicy papaya with some almond milk and silken tofu makes for great-tasting glass full of fruity goodness!  What You’ll Need: Half a medium-size apple, cored, sliced, and frozen About half a cup papaya chunks, frozen ¾ cup almond milk Half a cup silken tofu (not to be mistaken with firm tofu) Sweet Basil or mint leaves plus a stick of cinnamon for presentation purposes (optional) Dash of cherry juice concentrate Let’s Blend Up This Fruity Smoothie! The ingredients for this apple papaya...

Holiday Gout Guide – Holiday Foods That Can Trigger Gout
Nov 18

Holiday Gout Guide – Holiday Foods That Can Trigger Gout The holidays are upon us. For those suffering from Gout, this time of year can cause a sudden flare-up. Gout suffers should be aware of the risks with the traditional meals served at Thanksgiving, Christmas and during the holidays. One reason for holiday gout flare-ups is people tend to enjoy larger portions than usually. “People tend to eat and drink alcohol in excess during the holiday season. After night of enjoying time with friends and co-workers, making toasts and enjoying great tasting food, you wake in the middle of night...

Holiday Gout Survival Guide - How to Control Your Gout This Holiday Season
Nov 10
The holidays bring joyful times with family and friends, the time to reflect upon all of the blessings of life and recharge for the coming year. With all of great memories the holidays can bring, they can also bring gout flair-ups. That is why we created to share a Holiday Gout Survival Guide.
The Best Workout Fibromyalgia to Manage Chonric Pain
Aug 15

The best exercises for fibromyalgia include: Walking. Neck stretches. Swimming. Strength training. Upper body stretching. Tai chi. Gardening. We just completed and uploaded an excellent video showing low-impact exercises to help you manage your chronic pain and fibromyalgia. What are the Benefits of Exercises for Fibromyalgia Research points to the fact that exercise offers a number of benefits for everyone. However, those suffering from fibromyalgia and chronic pain, those who sufferer, exercising does offer a number of benefits. Research shows that daily exercise helps to increase the levels of serotonin in our brains naturally. Exercise can help sufferers manage chronic...

Health Benefits of Drinking Tart Cherry Juice
May 14

As America’s #1 award winning super fruit brand, we get asked a lot of questions regarding our all-natural fruit-based products including tart cherry juice. You see, since 2009, Traverse Bay Farms has won 26+ national food awards at America’s largest and most competitive national food competitions. This simply means we know a lot about what goes into making great tasting fruit-based products. As we move closer to the 2018 tart cherry harvest, I would like to share with you some of the leading health benefits of drinking tart cherry juice. You Can Get the Facts about Tart Cherries and Cherry...

Traverse Bay Farms Now Accepts Bitcoin
Aug 17

Traverse Bay Farms / Fruit Advantage today announced they will be the fruit Super Fruit Company in America to accept Bitcoin. As the #1 award winning super fruit company in America, winner of 26+ national food awards, Traverse Bay Farms / Fruit Advantage will begin accepting bitcoin immediately. According to Andy LaPointe, Managing Partner, “We want to be on the cutting edge of offering the top-of-shelf products and services to our customers. This includes alternative payments methods for our customers. Bitcoin is fast becoming a preferred way for a growing number of people to transact business and make purchases and...

February is National Cherry Month
Feb 08
Learn the history of National Cherry Month. Also check out this quick National Cherry Month Video
Oct 21
Trick or Treat with Skeletons at Traverse Bay Farms in Elk Rapids