June 6th, 2024

  Market Notes June 6th, 2024   A VERY CHERRY CHERRY REVIEW    Life is just a bowl of cherries, so the song goes, but what kind of cherries are they? Bing? Tulare? Rainier? Morello? Sweetheart? We decided to take a look at three varieties of Bing cherries, organic,...

May 30th, 2024

  Market Notes May 30th, 2024 MEMORIAL DAY   Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans — the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) — established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the...

May 16th, 2024

  Market Notes May 16th, 2024   TWO DOWN, FOUR TO GO     Now that our Oregon season is coming to an end we can accurately report it was a great success. Quality remained excellent throughout the entire season, pricing did not go crazy, and ALL orders were filled. But...

  Market Notes May 2nd, 2024  RAMPS IN THE RIGHT LANE   We were halfway correct on last week’s assessment. There was plenty of rain and we cannot harvest when the ramps are wet as they remain wilted. That made the deal late this week and we were unable to ship until...

April 24th, 2024

  Market Notes April 24th, 2024  FINAL PEAK WEEK WITH A TWEEK     Yes, there are an abundance of ramps in the field. Yes, we have all the pickers we need. Yes, all the pickers are in the right places.  Yes, there was frost last night. No, we cannot pick ramps when...

April 11th, 2024

4   Market Notes April 11th, 2024  RAMPAGE UP AN AWAY   We are ramping and all ramp lanes remain open. With a single buying station remaining in Ohio, we are processing the remaining ramps in the northern end of the State. The southern Michigan fields are flourishing...