Cherry Education

Welcome to the Cherry Education section of our site. Everybody knows that knowledge is power so get ready to feed your brain.

We have a ton of great content in this section including information on the different types of cherries, how cherries are harvested, fun & interesting cherry facts and the Kids’s Cherry Orchard, complete with games and activities for kids of all ages.

Scroll down the page to read our latest blog entries as well, which are updated periodically with news and information from the far corners of the maraschino cherry world.

Types of Cherries

The sweet cherries that become Maraschinos come in all shapes and size. Take a closer look at the different cherry types that our Growers work so hard to bring to you. LEARN MORE

The Harvest

Cherry blossoms herald the onset of spring followed by the long, warm days of summer and their sweet, juicy fruit. Whether plucked straight from the tree or cooked into blue ribbon pie, cherries are synonymous with fun in the sun. How then do you know when to pick cherries? LEARN MORE

Cherry Facts

When it comes to cherries, there’s more than meets the eye. Did you know, the total U.S. production of sweet cherries is about 370 million pounds or that February is National Cherry Month? LEARN MORE fun facts about cherries we bet you didn’t know.

Kid’s Cherry Orchard

The Kid’s Cherry Orchard is full of engaging and educational content and activities perfect for parents and teachers alike. LEARN MORE

From the Blog

  • Need Gift Giving Ideas?

    This simple, yet delicious recipe will have your friends and family asking if you recently attended a dessert making class. Chocolate covered Maraschino Cherries with a ground macadamia sprinkle will be the perfect homemade gift for all to enjoy. Place the finished sweets in a......

  • Cherry Cordial Martini? Yes Please!

    With the holiday festivities setting in, you need a perfect cocktail to go with all of your prepping and entertaining. Be your own mixologist and impress friends and family with this Cherry Cordial Martini. Four ingredients packed full of cherry flavor, 5-minute prep time or......

  • Switch it up this Fall with a Maraschino Cherry twist

    With all of the comforts of Fall setting in, baking and cooking warms up the soul and brings families closer together around the holiday season. Why not switch it up this Fall with a Maraschino Cherry twist?! Love warm bread? Ever had it with Maraschino......