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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
Aug 21

[caption id="attachment_927" align="alignleft" width="200"] Cherry_Juice_Fruit_Advantage_Cherry_Juice[/caption] The 2015 cherry harvest season has come to an end and until next year the fresh produce will not be available. In the meantime, all of the harvested cherries will be used to produce a number of different cherry-based products including tart cherry juice concentrate, cherry capsules, IQF (Individual Quick Frozen) cherries and cherry salsa, just to name a few. As many in the cherry industry are turning their attention to the production of this ruby-red super fruit, I would like to share another line of thought with you. This is the next best move for cherry juice. By...

Jun 24

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 the word as we learn more. In the meantime, we just completed our Traverse Bay Farms July 2015 catalog including our tart cherry products. In addition, we include some addition information in this edition of the our catalog. Here is a brief overview of what...

Apr 13
Pain Relieving Properties of the Tart Cherry
Jan 26

February is National Cherry Month. National Cherry Month is rich with history in both its origin and folklore. Check out these quick facts about National Cherry Month: National Cherry Month is in February because it includes President's Day and Washington's birthday. George Washington, that "alleged chopper of the cherry tree" is deeply rooted in President Washington's folklore. In fact, when asked by his father, who chopped down a cherry tree on family property a folklore was born. Young Washington replied, "I cannot tell a lie, I chopped down the cherry tree." We remember our 1st President by celebrating his birthday...

Nov 10

No matter where you live winter weather has its pros and cons to staying healthy. So let’s take a closer look at what it means to maintain a healthy lifestyle during the colder winter months. Pros of Staying Fit During the Winter Months: The Invigoration of the Cooler Air: The cooler weather in the morning or evening can be invigorating. There is something about enjoying a walk or run in the crisp, cool air. It helps to wake you up and even provide that extra motivation to get outside and feel it. However, one thing to keep in mind is...

Oct 24

Cherries are full of great stuff including the ability to enjoy great tasting tea, heating your home and more. Check out this great infographic on 6 Things You Can Do With Fresh Cherries. All of these ideas you can do right in your own kitchen. #1: Make cherry stem tea: Enjoying a warm glass of tea is a great way to relax in the evening. It's simple to make and enjoy. Place the dried cherry stems into boiling water for about 12 minutes. Remove the stems and enjoy the tea. In fact, starting next cherry harvest, we'll be offering bulk cherry...

Aug 15

Over the past few weeks we've had a number of current customers as well as new customers call us and tell us that Woman's World magazine wrote an excellent story on the health benefits of tart cherries.  It was the August 5th edition of the Woman's World that included the story. However, our local grocery store had already sold out of the August 5th edition so I didn't get a chance to buy the magazine locally. I contacted the customer service department at Woman's World magazine and they were kind enough to send me out a copy. The article was an excellent overview...

Jul 24
Seven Repurposing Tips for Traverse Bay Farms Glass Containers