Cherry Republic President Bob Sutherland and his wife, Stephanie, are hosting a party at the new Cherry Public House in Glen Arbor to support Michigan League of Conservation Voters (MLCV). We will discuss the current state of Michigan’s waterways and our vision for a powerful conservation voters movement in 2018 and beyond. Please come join […]
Back in March, we got an email from Jerry VanStrien, a cycle-enthusiast on a mission. Jerry was about to embark on a cross-country bike trip from Kentucky to San Francisco to raise money to battle Multiple Sclerosis — and he was looking for some fuel for his team in the form of cherry love.
Here’s part […]
We had a sneaking suspicion that our Citizens are among the most clever folks around, and you proved us right! Last month we put the word out that we were looking for new quips for our legendary in-store signs, and we received ideas from more than 100 people!
Our first winner was Sandra Byrnes, who […]
After years of renovation due to a devastating fire (no one was injured), on Thursday, June 7, 2018 Cherry Republic of Charlevoix opened its doors for the first time. Here are some photos of the store as Cherry Ambassadors from far and wide prepare it for those summertime Charlevoix visitors.
But photos can only do so […]
Nothing screams summer fun like a pitcher of sangria. To make it scream “summer in the Republic”, be sure to use some cherry wine like our Abbondanza. Here’s the recipe we use.
1 bottle of Cherry Republic Abbondanza Wine
1 C Fresh sweet cherries, slightly mashed
3T Grand […]
It seems fitting to write a blog post about a solar grant project against the backdrop of spring’s
lengthening days. The plants, animals and humans on the farm are harvesting every extra minute of daylight, faces tilted toward the sun.
Our interest in solar energy was ignited by the 70’s “back to the land” movement and reading
Foxfire books. […]
Our new Cherry Public House is one week away from opening. It is looking fantastic and we are so excited. Here is a little sneak peak as we finish up the zillion final details.
Here is a view from the front of the newly renovated building. You see new windows and doors, a new patio, and […]
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 […]
It has been a few years since our winter has been cold enough to produce abundant Lake Michigan ice. We saw it a few days ago while hiking Pyramid Point. I knew we would be on a beach soon to explore all the beautiful blue and winter whiteness.
There was so much variety — from […]
A line of eager Detroit Tigers fans snaked through our Traverse City store and down Front Street yesterday afternoon, hoping for the chance to snap a selfie with soon-to-be Hall of Famer Alan Trammell and pitchers Shane Greene and Daniel Stumpf as the Detroit Tigers Winter Caravan rolled into Northern Michigan. The three players happily […]