It snowed eight inches again last night. Here we are, halfway through April and Northern Michigan is back to winter wonderland for the second time in 10 days. We’ve had these little windows of spring that allowed us a hike on the beach last weekend. It was a mix of beautiful sandy beach to stretch […]
First Stop: Grass Lake Nature Preserve
I took my family to the other side of Grand Traverse Bay — to Torch Lake, Bellaire and the farms, trails, woods and wetlands of Antrim County. It took some time to persuade the boys that this switch in Leaf Day activities would be worth it.
“Usually, we go exploring […]
Now that 2017 is upon us, it is time to take a look back at all of our Cherry Republic memories from 2016. Here is a blog with a few of our favorites and most memorable moments from January through December 2016.
Opening a store in Frankenmuth: We joined a great community of shops in Little […]
Due to the thunderstorm, we started out on our third annual Leaf Day hike a little later than usual. The boys wanted to hike the dunes, so my goal was to hit the most remote and difficult-to-get-to spots on this special day off from work and school.
Steph dropped me off with the boys at the […]
Last fall, The boys and I decided to switch the year’s walk to school up with a different form of travel – paddling to school. It was my idea for this fourth annual event, and the boys were against it at first. Colebrook wanted to run the seven miles to his classroom. “And let’s do […]
Cherry Republic is opening a storefront in Frankenmuth. The planning and remodeling is going great. The space is terrific. We hope to be open by Memorial Weekend.
Why another storefront? We believe growth is a good thing for Cherry Republic, our farmers and our employees. More storefronts meets our company goal of getting the fabulous […]
Cherry Republic’s State of the Company meeting had a packed agenda of 18 items to cover in three and a half hours. During our meeting, we laughed often, cried, celebrated and really rolled up our shirt sleeves and got some important stuff done. You can see the theme for the State of Company (and for the […]
Thanks again to everyone that took the time to take our survey. We learned some really valuable things to improve, but we also learned that we are doing a lot of things really well. Here’s a few highlights that we heard from you:
In general we heard that you love our cherry products because of the […]
In 2014 we had a Cherry Republic barter and it was so much fun getting everyone’s “misfit” gifts we thought we’d do it again. And thank goodness this is over! We had about 20 people that wanted to barter with us, which means a lot of you were very good in 2015 and got what you asked […]
We took a look back at what was a fantastic year here at Cherry Republic. We had so much fun and accomplished so much, we just had to make a top eleven list of some of our favorite events and accomplishments of 2015.
New labels and Packaging – Over the course of a 5 months, we’ve updated much […]