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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...

Tart Cherry Health Benefits in 2018
Mar 14

As the 2017 cherry harvest begins to wind down, we wanted to provide a quick update on the overall harvest for 2017, updated health research and what is currently happening for cherries. What is Happening with Cherries Now: The agricultural industry is heavily influenced by Mother Nature (1) . Fortunately, the temperature for the 2017 tart cherry production season was relatively cool. However, we did experience several hot days. In addition, this year’s Montmorency crop did experience a higher degree of moisture when compare to other years. These means it was a times difficult to get back into the orchards...

February is National Cherry Month
Feb 08
Learn the history of National Cherry Month. Also check out this quick National Cherry Month Video
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...

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...

Sep 11
Just like WD-40, research indicates that the combination of glucosamine and chondroitin may help you to move creak free and help joints to achieve full range of motion. However, when you add in a third ingredient to the mix you’ll find that your joints and muscles soon enjoy full range of motion without the pain. This third ingredient is the tart cherry.
Aug 07
Check out some great information on the benefits of cherry juice. In this short video you'll about the cherry juice benefits and more. This video was produced in a u-pick cherry orchard in Northern Michigan.
Aug 01
Top Five Reasons to Eat More Cherries
Jun 30
Top Reasons to Increase Your Families Cherry Consumption!
Mar 05
Loss Weight Naturally
Jan 30
With the start of the new year, a lot of people are calling and emailing us and asking about the difference between our cherry juice and cherry capsules. Learn the difference between cherry juice, cherry capsules and dried cherries.
Jan 07
Unfortunately, we have heard of many people over the last few years having their credit cards and even their personal identity compromised. I wanted to start 2013 by providing an overview of the Internet Security System we have put in place at Traverse Bay Farms. I know this post is a little off topic from our company mission of providing timely health and wellness information but I wanted to let our customers know how we are helping to combat identity theft and other online security issues (for your “financial” health!).
Aug 20
Hot air balloons over Elk Rapids
Jul 05
What is a Serving Size - Food Alternatives for Fruit