Out of the Orchard

The Sweet Cherry Business

By |June 28th, 2011|

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The 2011 Northwest Cherry season is finally under way … with first harvest starting to trickle in on June 18th

Waiting on the 2011 Crop

By |June 7th, 2011|

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Up to this point, the theme for the 2011 Northwest Cherry season has been “hurry up and wait.” On that

Corporate Welfare

By |June 1st, 2011|

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On May 20th, I had the pleasure of attending an agricultural roundtable in Spokane orchestrated by Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Eating red to a healthy heart

By |May 6th, 2011|

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Three new studies link eating red to a healthy heart. Tart cherries contain powerful antioxidants that reduce inflammation, a risk

Olympia oversteps authority with WAC

By |May 2nd, 2011|

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As is the situation in any business, there is always ‘more to it than meets the eye,’ and this is

Referendum results

By |May 2nd, 2011|

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On April 25th, U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the results of the recent pear referendum vote among Washington and Oregon’s

A Record Year

By |April 19th, 2011|

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There are numerous reasons for loving this industry: working closely with the hard-working growers who produce the highest quality apples

And So It Begins …

By |April 8th, 2011|

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Photo: Eric Johnson Orchards, April 7, 2011
This is the time of year where we hope that spring weather in the

Cherries took the stage

By |March 7th, 2011|

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On March 2 through 5, the Cherry Marketing Institute took part in the Research Chefs Association’s (RCA) Annual Conference &

Amman, Jordan

By |March 3rd, 2011|

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Approximately 6 million people live in Jordan, with Amman representing over 2 million. The currency is the Jordanian Dinar at

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