If you’ve visited our Glen Arbor campus, you’ve no doubt enjoyed a stroll through our cheerful perennial gardens. Meet our talented horticulturalist, Sue Skellenger, who makes our gardens grow. Q: When did you get your start gardening?A: I was born into it. My parents were avid gardeners of both vegetables and ornamentals. My father was …
When Bob Sutherland founded Cherry Republic in 1989, his mission was to create a company that celebrated both Michigan cherries and the hardworking men and women who plant the trees, prune the branches, harvest the fruit, and spend sleepless nights worrying about pests and weather. Meet Sarah, Nels, and Nikki — three great examples of why …
It’s no secret that we cherish Michigan’s natural resources at Cherry Republic. Since 1989, we’ve gifted well over $2 million to groups that help protect our pristine land and water.Now we’re excited to unveil our ‘Cherrish Michigan’ campaign. With the purchase of select bags of our fruit and nut mixes and other select products, we […]
Throughout the Land of Life, Liberty, Beaches and Pie, Christmas is one of our favorite holidays! When you walk into one of our six Cherry Republic stores, we hope you will feel invited to join us in celebrating the season and our ruby red morsels of joy. You’ll find a different Christmas tree display in each of our […]
Cherry Republic is proud to announce the final dash to the finish for our 2019 donations — Our 31 Days of Giving. Several times a week through the month of December, we will announce our recipients. This year, Cherry Republic has saved $250,000 to give away over the 31 days this month. […]
On Tuesday, Glen Arbor and its surroundings woke up to the most astounding 30 inches of snow I’ve witnessed in my half century in the north. It was powdery like the stuff the mountains get. It was picturesque like the wildest north woods. The morning was calm and quiet, and while there was barely anywhere […]
If you ask most Cherry Republic employees what their favorite season is, they’ll more than likely tell you that it’s fall. In Northern Michigan, the weather during this time of year is still beautiful, and there’s a nice lull between the crazy days of summer and the jolly-yet-hectic weeks leading up to Christmas.The only problem […]
Nature’s Way From The South Manitou Island LighthouseBy Jonathan SchechterThe landscape that is now Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is rightfully described as a masterpiece of ice, wind and water. It came into existence some 13,000 years ago as the last great glacier retreated leaving behind a raw landscape that gave birth to our Great […]
If you’ve followed Cherry Republic for long, you know that we are big opponents of the Line 5 oil pipeline that runs under the Straits of Mackinac. Things are reaching a critical point at our state government over this issue, and now is the time that our voices need to be heard.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer […]
With June comes high school and college graduations, and at Cherry Republic it’s a time to celebrate the young men and women who have come to mean so much to us over the years.
Many of our Cherry Ambassadors and Cherry Factory employees work for us part time all through high school with many taking advantage […]