He never got anywhere near our cherry trees up here in the Hudson Valley, either. Nonetheless, Mother Nature has managed to cut them at the knees. Thanks to the combination of last year’s bumper crop and this year’s intensely cold winter, the cherry trees all blossomed…but never produced any fruit (a “false bloom”). Our farmer friend, the indomitable Bob Fix from Fix Brothers Farm has a few cherries we were lucky to snatch up. With all the rain from this past mid-week, even that almost fell through! The worst thing for cherries is too much rain. The tough life of a cherry tree–and cherry farmer. Nonetheless, we got ya cherries.
This Week’s Field Goods Favorite
These cherries are sweet and should be popped right into your mouth. These cherries specifically are Columbia Sweet Cherries.