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FAQ

Answers to some questions that you may have about our Orchard and cherries:

Q: When are Flathead Cherries Ripe?

A: Depending on the weather, we usually start picking about July 20th and harvest runs through August.

Q: Do you ship cherries?

A: No we do not ship fresh cherries. But we will package your order and you can ship them at
the Bigfork UPS or the post office.

Q: Why do cherries grow around the lake and not in other areas of Montana?

A: The lake modifies the temperature during the cold winter months.

Q: Can you freeze fresh cherries?

A: Yes, wash cherries, remove stem, dry with paper towel, place on baking sheet and freeze.
Then put frozen cherries into a zip lock bag.

Q: How many cherries do you need for a pie?

A: It takes 2-3lbs of cherries for a pie; Don’t forget to pit them.

Q: How long do fresh cherries last?

A: If kept dry and refrigerated, they should last 10 days to two weeks. If keeping them in a cooler, do not place cherries near ice or anything frozen.

Visit US!

LATE JUNE THROUGH AUGUST

7 DAYS A WEEK

9AM – 6PM

Located 10 miles south of Bigfork, MT on Hwy 35 at mile marker 21.5 on the mountain (east) side of the road.

 

Contact

Phone

406-982-3246

Mail

bowmancherries@gmail.com

Address

19944 MT-35
Bigfork, MT 59911

At Bowman Orchards we strive to grow cherries that we are proud of and you will enjoy!