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Jun 29
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May 26

Great News! The National Cherry Festival is only 38 days away. This means Traverse City, the host of the National Cherry Festival, will be everything cherry. This is great news for cherry lovers. This once a festival will run from July 4 – 11 and offers a whole host of events and activities. If you’re looking for something to do during these dates, it’s definitely worth the trip the Northern Michigan. I have put together a brief overview of the all of the great things happening during this week dedicated to the cherry. July 3rd: Air Show Gala at the...

May 05
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with these great tasting fruit salsa recipes from Traverse Bay Farms
Mar 16

For individuals suffering from arthritis, two main goals seem to be top of mind when managing this disease. The first is pain management, while the second is reducing the progression. Depending on the type of pain, its severity and where it originates, managing pain can be as simple as soaking the afflicted areas in warm water and Epsom salt. However, it also it can be very complex, too. For example, managing a hurting ankle is less complex than treating the syndrome of fibromyalgia. The first step in pain management is to assemble your team. This means your approach encompasses a...

Jan 09

Did you know their are 4 things that make a great salsa? That's right! Salsa is one of the favorite condiments for a number of people. Not only does it add great taste to almost any meal, it's a fat-free food, too. However, with all of the different types of salsas available what makes one salsa taste great, while another simply tastes like ketchup? We believe their are four things that make a great salsa and here they are: The aroma of the salsa. When you first open the jar of salsa or have a bowl of salsa brought to your table while...

Oct 27

If you're looking to have a Halloween party this weekend, check out our complete Halloween Party guide. It's free to download, but most importantly it's a complete Halloween party in a bag. Complete with invitations, recipes ideas, decorating ideas and more. We've done all of the hardwork for you, so all you need to do is download the Halloween In-a-Bag and have the best Halloween party ever. The reason we put all of this information together is, like you, everyone is really busy and we are always looking for ways to save time and money. When we first came up with the idea...

Oct 16

The Four Seasons of Tart Cherries: As we approach the end of the warm summer days and now are approaching the cool fall evening and cold winter days, I wanted to share the different seasons of the tart cherries. Each season of the year offers a number benefits to the growth, quality and quantity of the Montmorency tart cherries grown right here in Northern Michigan. Check out how the spring weather helps to bring the cherry blossoms out, while the cold winter months actually helps the cherry trees to sleep and rejuvenate for another year of growing Montmorency tart cherries....

Oct 10

Check out the quick video about the Halloween Cookbook to help you celebrate the upcoming "Night of Horror", AKA Halloween. We had a lot of fun putting this together and we hope you enjoy it. Also, make sure to download your free copy of the cookbook. It has 18 great tasting recipes to help set the mood for Halloween.       Download your copy of this Halloween Recipe Cookbook now

Oct 09
Grab a free copy of the Traverse Bay Farms Halloween Recipe Cookbook.
Jun 23

Cherry Berry on a Cloud is a great recipe to enjoy during the summer months. Best of all the ingredients are common and you can get really creative with all of the toppings you add to the finished recipe. Best of all of the topping can be a variety of fresh local fruit so this recipe will never be the same. Even though is tastes great, it does take a little bit of time to make this recipe, but it is well worth it. The nice thing about this recipe is most of the time it takes to make the...

Jun 19

 Each of the blossoms in the photos below, eventually turn into an antioxidant-packed tart cherry. The cherry is then turned into tart cherry capsules, cherry juice or into a great tasting cherry pie. The cherries are getting bigger and bigger on the trees. As the cool evening nights and the warm days remind us of the approaching summer, the cherries are enjoying the weather, too. Since Old Man Winter left us only a few months ago, it seems that everything from spring flowers to the buds on the trees are about a month behind schedule. This also means the cherries...

May 26

Great news…it is official! The first cherry blossom of 2014 has been spotted in Northern Michigan. I wanted to reach out and let you know that the cherry buds are starting to blossom. This is great news for the upcoming cherry season. During the extremely harsh cold temperatures this past winter year, the blossoms are a little late in blooming, however, thanks to the warmer winds and welcoming rains, the season is starting out great. While we still do not know what the overall crop yield will until each blossom turns into an actual cherry. Once all of the blossoms...

Mar 03

Part of our mission statement is to provide our customers with the information they need to make the best decisions about their health. In this Q and A section we’ve put together the most frequently asked questions we receive from our customers and answered those questions for you. If you have any additional questions that maybe aren't answered on this page, feel free to contact us and we'll get it answered for you. Q: How to make cherry juice? A: To make tart cherry juice, mix 1 ounce (two tablespoons) of cherry juice concentrate with 7 ounces of water to...

Jan 29
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