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Lost & Found in Glen Arbor

A look at a sampling of what was left behind in Glen Arbor after the summer of 2012:

We understand leaving behind a copy of Coup D’Etat in your Leelanau Vacation Rentals cottage or condo….but a Shampooch and Tooth Fairy 2 DVD?  For shame!

This handsome and well-loved leather fanny pack misses its owner.  There was even […]

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…and Pie!

To Cherry Republic, pie stands for generosity and abundance.   We gratefully share the earth’s abundance.   Is there any more important words that this company lives by?  Our overflowing sample bowls, free gift boxing, the cards, the support we give to local groups.   Our staff also generously gives positive energy to each customer that comes in. […]

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Beaches!

What does Life, Liberty, Beaches and Pie stand for?

It was 23 years ago when I created this motto on a t-shirt. I needed those words in gold and black to sit below a drawing of a beautiful cherry tree and big red Cherry Republic text. In past weeks, I talked about Life and Liberty. This […]

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Liberty!

Life, Liberty, Beaches and Pie!
It was 23 years ago when I created this motto on a t-shirt.  I needed those words in gold and black to sit below a drawing of a beautiful cherry tree and big red Cherry Republic text.  Last week, I talked about what the word “life” stood for.  This week I […]

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Life!

What does Life, Liberty, Beaches and Pie stand for?

It was 23 years ago when I created this motto on a t-shirt.  I needed those words in gold and black to sit below a big red Cherry Republic.  The design called for Cherry Republic to feel like a country.  And since I was a teenager, my […]

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Cherry Ambassadors For a Day

The Cheney Family were the high bidders in our most coveted Inaudible Auction to date: an instant transformation into Cherry Republic employees, and a morning of hard labor in Glen Arbor.  We think they enjoyed their time with us despite all of the intense labor.  Here’s a peek at their day:

Before we started working, I […]

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A Week in the Life

Cherry Republic has two cherry trees in our gardens.  And miraculously, our cherries are doing pretty well.  I think this weekend, some might be ripe and ready to pick.

Speaking of our garden, the roses are spectacular right now!

After 7 years, Steph finally drove our tractor.  Here she is moving a sandpile to our new sandbox.

Cree […]

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Forest Warriors

Continued from the 5/31 Orchard Report email newsletter

….I have to pull the leaves out from between his toes. The sky starts thundering and lightly raining. Before one of the boys asks to leave, I say “The animals can’t hear us in the rain, we’re sure to catch them.” The whole world is a feast to […]

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