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.
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.
Bigfork, MT 59911