When, where & how to pick cherries (and a farm-recommended recipe)
mid June (sweet cherries), end of June (pie/sour cherries)
Pick Your Own at Local Farms:
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Fruitwood Orchards Honey Farm (Monroeville, NJ)
Highland Orchards (West Chester, PA)
Milburn Orchards (Elkton, MD)
Mood’s Farm Market (Mullica Hill, NJ)
Farmers' Picking Tips:
• Bright red sweet cherries are colorful and beautiful but not quite ripe. Look for a darker sweet cherry, almost black.
• Pick with the stem on. The stem helps keep the cherry fresh longer when off the tree.