Door County Cherries

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Cherries have been important in Door County for a long time. Over 100 years ago, Anders Seaquist and his son Carl planted their first cherry orchards in northern Door County.   Now, millions of pounds of cherries are an important part of our economy. The beauty of orchards in bloom is a spring time wonder. Fruit harvest in summer is a beauty to behold, and cherry products are a flavor thrill in fall and winter. These days, the 6th generation of Seaquist family members is busy with cherry production and can authenticate our product byline: Locally grown. Locally processed. Loved worldwide.

 

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Our Winter Jamboree

 

Our Winter Jamboree

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In the height of summer, people often ask us at Seaquist Canning what occupies our winters. While Seaquist Orchards Farm Market is quiet, the Seaquist Processing is closed up tightly and the cherry and apple trees are taking a deep sleep, our canning kitchen is hosting a loud, fragrant and fun Jamboree. These are the months we have to prepare the many delicious jars of products you purchase all season long.

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So what does our jamboree sound like? It is the sound of jars clanking, lids popping, music blasting and laughter. What does it smell like? It is almost indescribable! Today it smells like fragrant, sweet, mouthwatering raspberries. We can always tell the flavor of the day by the smell in the air. What does our jamboree look like? We have 7 full time staff working so hard to make and perfect each jar of jam, jelly, salsa and pie filling. We appreciate them so much! In just three weeks’ time that staff made over 36,000 jars of our top flavor, Chopped Cherry Jam. They are a super team!  This week we are working on “small” flavors and then we move onto another top flavor, Cherry Pie Filling. This year we will make about 17,000 jars of our famous cherry pie filling.

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The Seaquist family is very thankful that we are able to bring our fruit full circle, from our orchards to your kitchen. We hope that you taste the love and commitment in each bite of our products!

 

National Cherry Month!

It’s National Cherry Month!  We love February!

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It’s National Cherry Month! It seems to come every February, doesn’t it? We thought it would be fun to share news, fun facts, and even fictional information regarding cherries. You may need this info some day!

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The view down Seaquist Road may look a bit dreary today, but we don’t mind it!  Our cherries are resting, getting ready for another summer bursting with cherries, hopefully!

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Do you know the name of the most popular tart cherry? It makes up about 95% of the tart cherries in the world, with the Morello coming in a very distant second. It’s the Montmorency cherry!  If you intend to do some baking, these tart cherries are the ones to use, because they have such a wonderful flavor! Here in Door County, Wisconsin, we at Seaquist Orchards raise Montmorency cherries, and lots of them! We have them fresh, when it’s cherry season, and frozen in a variety of sizes at Seaquist Orchards Farm Market. We also put them into our jams, pie fillings, and salsas at Seaquist Canning, along with pies, doughnuts, and other baked goods, not to mention our smoothies too! They are delicious!

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National Cherry Month! Even in Nashville!

It’s National Cherry Month! Wahoo!  Seaquist Orchards Farm Market in beautiful Door County Wisconsin loves National Cherry Month, and cherries!

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It’s also the week of a great learning time in Tennessee, with fellow farm marketers, at the NAFDMA, Farmers Inspired conference.Screen Shot 2015-02-01 at 9.50.40 PM

Here’s our cherry tidbit for today: Juicy Fruit has come out with 2 starburst flavors, and one of them is CHERRY! Way to go Juicy Fruit!

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Special Offers – now through August 10!

Special Offers – now through August 10!

Cherry Juice Conentrate

Cherry Concentrate is so good for you! 

Cherries are one of the only known fruits that contain melatonin. Melatonin is an antioxidant that helps regulate your body’s biorhythm and natural sleep patterns. Scientists have found that cherries contain more of this powerful antioxidant than what is produced by your body. For instance, drinking cherry juice concentrate before and during a long trip can provide a natural way to ease jet lag. How about that? Cherries, dried cherries, cherry concentrate, cherry juice – it’s all good!

Read more: www.livestrong.com

$7 Shipping!

Hot baked pie!  Here you go!  When you order our “Pie In A Box” gift box, besides a delicious quart of cherry pie filling and a pie crust mix, – you’ll get smiles, hugs, and only have to pay $7 for shipping (regularly $14)!  Now that is one hot item! 

 

No promo code needed – we’ll take care of the details for you!

Specials may not be combined.  Only one special available per order.  Thank you!

Special Offers – now through August 3!

Special Offers – now through August 3!

Chopped Cherry Jam

 

Buy 5 Chopped Cherry Jams, Get 1 FREE!

Cherry Season has arrived in Door County!  Here at Seaquist Orchards Farm Market we are loving this cherry season!  We want to share the love!  If you order 5 jars of our 12 oz. Chopped Cherry Jam, we will send you the 6th jar free!  Our products are locally grown, locally processed (right next door at our Seaquist Production Facility), and loved worldwide!  Order quickly, because this offer ends August 3.

 

No promo code needed – we’ll take care of the details for you!

A Pick of the Best Gift Crate

$12 Shipping!

 

Picking cherries couldn’t be easier!  We have selected some of our best loved products (mostly cherry), and put them together in our lovely Pick of the Best Gift Box!  Dried cherries, Cherry Salsa, Chopped Cherry Jam, Cherry Nut Bread Mix, and our Summer Tomato Salad Dressing, make a wonderful gift for a friend, or yourself! We will give you $10 off the cost of the shipping if you order this week.  Instead of $22, you’ll only pay $12, – so order quickly, because this offer ends August 3.

 

No promo code needed – we’ll take care of the details for you!

Specials may not be combined.  Only one special available per order.  Thank you!

Special Offers – now through July 27!

What’s New at Seaquist Orchards Farm Market

Special Offers – now through July 27!

Dried Cherries Free Dried Cherries with $20 Order!

Free dried cherries? Are you serious? Yes we are! If you order $20 or more from Seaquist Orchards Farm Market, we will send you a free 2 oz. bag of dried cherries! Place multiple orders, get multiple bags! This terrific offer ends July 27.

Promo Code: FREEBAG

Seaquist Orchards Jammin' Gift Crate $9 Shipping!

We here at Seaquist Orchards Farm Market are “Jammin”! Order our “Jammin” gift box, filled with 4 12 oz. jars of a variety of cherry jams, and our Cherry Nut Bread Mix and we will send it to you for only $9 shipping (regularly $16.50). Where are the jams made? Right here, at our Seaquist Production Facility! From our orchards, to your table, our products are locally grown, locally processed, and loved worldwide! This fantastic offer ends July 27.

No promo code needed – we’ll take care of the details for you!

Specials may not be combined.  Only one special available per order.  Thank you!

Pie Under Door’s Sky

July 13, 2013

 

Pie Under Door’s Sky

7-9 pm

 

This you definitely will not want to miss!  It’s a night under the stars, live music, delicious appetizers, discounted shopping, all for the price of a slice of pie!

All activities will be held indoors if the weather is inclement, so plan to come, no matter what the weather man says!  The market will be open for late shopping!

Time to make pies!

Time to make pies!

Buy 5 pie fillings of your choice, and we will send you a quart size jar of our homemade peach pie filling.                                                                                         Yep!  Our pie fillings are made right here at the Seaquist Orchards Production Facility in Sister Bay, Wisconsin Processed locally, loved worldwide!                                    Order soon, this offer expires July 13,2013

$9 Shipping!

 

How’s your appetite these days?                                                                    Do you need a lumberjack size breakfast?  For only $9 shipping, (regularly $14) our “Door County Lumberjack Gift Box” is perfect, with Door County Maple Syrup, two of Uncle Tom’s delicious pancake mixes, Door County Crème Coffee, and a jar of Seaquist Orchards Apple Butter.  That will fill you or some friends up, for sure!                                                                                                                                   This offer expires July 13,2013