The 2015 Northwest Cherry Season by the Numbers

The 2015 Northwest Cherry season came and went like whirlwind this year. Shipments started in late May and were all but done by the first week of August. The quick and compressed season constituted the earliest finish for the Northwest in over 20 years. It...

FREE Cherry Coloring Books!

Calling all Parents, Grandparents, Educators and the Young (and Sweet) at heart! Here’s a great way to teach the little "cherries" in your life more about Maraschino Cherry farming and have fun together too! Did you know that Cherries are a member of the Rose family?...

2015 Cherry Crop Light But Sweet

An unusually early cherry harvest this year features quality over quantity, according to growers. “My quantity was lower but my quality was much higher this year,” Independent Grower Dan Getman said. “The size was nice and taste is just exquisite.” Rather than a crop defined only by a stretch...

NCGIF Gets A Makeover

Welcome to the new NCGIF website and blog! A lot has changed and you probably don’t recognize much so allow us to give you a tour. The first thing you probably noticed was our shiny, new logo and tagline, “Simply Spectacular”....