News — super foods

Feb 18
The Internet of Things and Cherry Prime. Both are the next generation.
Jan 22

Who is Wilbur Scoville, you may ask. He was born 151 years ago on January 22, 1865. Mr. Scoville is the inventor of the Scoville scale.  This is also known as the Scovie Scale. The Scoville scale is an objective way to calculate how hot chili peppers really are. Chili peppers are then ranked by Scoville Heat Units (SHU). The scale ranges from zero, a green pepper, to 2,200,000 SHU’s. The hottest pepper on the scale is a Carolina Reaper pepper. While I’ve never tried a Carolina Reaper pepper, with a ranking of around 2,000,000 on the Scovie scale it makes me not...

Oct 22

As we begin to move into the holiday season, it seems this is the time of year stress starts to build up in many people. Maybe it is the thought of spending time with extended family, attending work-related parties or reliving memories of past holidays so many people what to learn how to relieve stress naturally. No matter the reason, many people being experiencing increased stress levels and around Halloween and those stress levels seems to keep building until the New Year. But did you know there are natural ways to reduce stress while enjoying every day of the year including...

Apr 17

Have you ever forgotten where you placed your keys or worried if you missed a scheduled appointment? Or maybe, you are a slave to Post-It notes? If so, this information is for you… Three fast brain facts: The human brain weights about 3 pounds The brain has about 100 billion neurons The brain consumes over 20% of our daily calorie intake Source Washington State University Since the brain is such an important organ is makes since to learn quick and easy ways to boost it ability. Check out these five tips to help boost your memory power. #1: Get a...

Apr 13
Pain Relieving Properties of the Tart Cherry
Jan 02

Salsa Tasting as Good As Wine Tasting Salsa Bar In A Box brings the great taste and the festive spirit of salsa directly to salsa aficionados, foodies and everyone who wants to enjoy a salsa fiesta with family, friends and co-workers. To enjoy a good salsa, you should be able to savor every ingredient, and then discover just enough heat to qualify it as a salsa - but it should not overwhelm the main ingredients.  Salsa Bar In A Box shows you exactly how to truly enjoy salsa! Salsa Bar In A Box includes everything you would need to throw a Salsa...

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...

Oct 23

Bananas are the top selling fruit in America and we as a nation eat a whopping 3.2 million pounds of bananas a year. According to Sustainable America this mean over 300 bananas are consumed every second somewhere in the United States. While this means a lot people are enjoying the natural health benefits of bananas like lowering blood pressure, improving your health and promoting digestive health. However, once the banana itself is consumes, many simply toss the banana peel in the trash. So I wanted to share some creative ways to reuse the peel of this tasty fruit.    ...

Oct 13

Drinking your fruits and veggies is not only convenient it makes good sense. However, one idea to keep in mind is the reason you’re drinking the juice. Are you simply looking to enjoy a good healthy drink or do you want the specific health benefits offered by the juice. So let’s take a closer look the best and worst juices for your health. Good Choice: Vegetable Juice: A good vegetable juice is made from a variety of vegetables like carrots, celery, beets and tomatoes. An addition some fruit juices like grape may be added to enhance the flavor of the...

Jul 24
Seven Repurposing Tips for Traverse Bay Farms Glass Containers
May 31

Maintaining a healthy pH level is vital to enjoying a healthy lifestyle. The more balanced and slightly alkaline levels the body is, the better opportunity we have to encourage a healthy environment and combat bacteria, viruses and fungi. The idea behind a balanced diet by enjoying acidic and alkaline foods is to consume 60-80% of alkaline foods and 20 – 40% of acidic foods. The reason for this is our body needs to remain slightly alkaline and our pH balance should remain around 7.40. You want to remain in the range of 7.35 to 7.45. The more our system becomes...

Dec 13

Did you know this green vegetable is packed full of amazing health benefits? Now I realize this may not be on the top of everyone's list as a favorite food, but it on a top of the list for natural health benefits. Believe it or not, it has become one of my favorite foods. I really enjoy snacking on fresh broccoli. Either way, check out this great article on the health benefits of broccoli.

Oct 11
Traverse Bay Farms just won three additional national awards at the Scovie Awards.
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.