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Articles with the Tag: Flathead cherries

It's Cherry Time It's Cherry Time

POLSON – Thousands packed the streets of downtown Polson this past weekend for the two-day family-friendly Flathead Cherry Festival. This annual Mission Valley festival celebrates the beginning of the Flathead Cherry harvest with all sorts of summertime family-friendly fun.  “Cherry sales...

Yellow Bay Cherry Blossom Festival is May 18 Yellow Bay Cherry Blossom Festival is May 18

POLSON — The 16th annual Yellow Bay Cherry Blossom Festival will be held on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Yellow Bay Community Clubhouse located on Montana Highway 35 at mile-marker 18. The festival is free and open to the public. Shoppers will enjoy a large selection of locally produced...

Flathead cherry crop expected to be later this season Flathead cherry crop expected to be later this season

YELLOW BAY – The Community Clubhouse was full of talk about soil health, bud size and harvest dates at the Flathead Cherry Growers co-operative meeting. According to Bruce Johnson, President of the co-op’s board of directors, the event serves as a springboard for the coming season. Growers lea...

Cherries, history, more celebrated in Polson Cherries, history, more celebrated in Polson

POLSON – Downtown Polson celebrated all things cherry during the Flathead Cherry Festival on Saturday and Sunday. The festival included kid’s rides, food, games, music, craft vendors, cherry sampling and of course, a lot cherries and cherry pie.   One of the weekend highlights were the...

World’s best juice, honey pair up under the Big Sky World’s best juice, honey pair up under the Big Sky

News from Tabletree Montana LLC Tabletree won World’s Best Juice award with their cherry juice at the World Juice Conference in Barcelona, Spain. When Bigfork cherry growers Gary and Susan Snow formed Tabletree Montana LLC, they searched for superior Montana products to use in their juice. Through...

Yellow Bay Cherry Blossom Festival is Saturday Yellow Bay Cherry Blossom Festival is Saturday

News from the Yellow Bay Ladies Auxiliary The 15th annual Yellow Bay Cherry Blossom Festival will be held on from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 19 at the Yellow Bay Community Clubhouse. The clubhouse is located on Montana Hwy. 35 at mile-marker 18. The festival is free and open to the public. This ...

Yellow Bay Cherry Blossom Festival set for May 19

News from the Yellow Bay  Ladies Auxiliary The 15th annual Yellow Bay Cherry Blossom Festival will be held on from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 19 at the Yellow Bay Community Clubhouse. The clubhouse is located on Montana Hwy. 35 at mile-marker 18. The festival is free and open to the public...

Cherry checkoff nixed by 3-1 margin Cherry checkoff nixed by 3-1 margin

POLSON — Montana cherry growers have voted to eliminate the Montana Cherry Research and Market Development program, aka the “cherry checkoff.” The state Department of Agriculture will now take steps to eliminate the program, a press release states. Seventy-five percent of cherry growe...

All about cherries: statewide symposium held in Polson All about cherries: statewide symposium held in Polson

POLSON – Gibberellic acid, stem-free cherries and cherry powdery mildew were just some of the topics discussed at the third annual Montana Cherry Symposium, held Sept. 14 at KwaTaqNuk Resort.  Sponsored by the Montana Department of Agriculture, the one-day event featured speakers from Oregon, W...

Montana Cherry Symposium is Sept. 14 in Polson

POLSON — The Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) and the Montana Cherry Advisory Committee will be hosting the Montana Cherry Symposium at the KwaTaqNuk Resort in Polson on Thursday, Sept. 14. The symposium will bring together cherry industry experts, and producers for a day packed with education o...


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