John and Debbie Senseney receive Stemilt’s award the best organic cherries in 2012. Courtesy of Stemilt Growers
John Senseney of Stemilt Hill near Wenatchee, received the Stemilt Growers Award for growing the highest quality organic cherries during the 2012 season.
Grower awards were presented during the company’s annual grower barbecue in August.
Also honored were:
Fuji—Gary Goodman, Malaga; Gala—Dave Piepel and Andy Gale, Crown Quincy Orchard, Quincy; Golden Delicious—Victor Bueno and Paul Carter, Growers Ice Orchard, Pasco; Granny Smith—Victor Bueno and Paul Carter, DNR Ice Orchard, Pasco; Pink Lady—Paul Carter, SAS Juniper Vista Orchard, Mesa; Red Delicious—Scott Driscoll and Justin Whitman, Champs Orchard, Quincy; Organic Fruit—Miguel Cobrales at DVX Brayland Orchard, Orondo; Organic Pear—Mike Brownfield, Chelan; Pear—Mike Jurgens, Cashmere; Rainier Cherry—Jamie Jamison and Luis Cuevas, DNR Orchard, Mattawa; Valley Bing—Fern and Jan Luebber, Malaga; Hill Cherry—Steven and Seth Shiflett, Wenatchee.