Take our Cherry Challenge
True or False: An average of 7,000 of these delightful fruits dot the average cherry tree. True or False: There are enough decadent cherries on a single tree to make 30 pies.
True or False: Door County is known far and wide for this luscious, healthy fruit.
They are all true!
With almost 50 orchards across Door County, it should come as no surprise that they are Wisconsin’s leader in cherry production. In fact, Door County is the fourth largest cherry producer in the nation, behind only Michigan, New York and Utah.
The cherry harvest season in Door County is fast upon us, running from late July to August. This means that the next few months are the perfect time to enjoy these local fares, as well as many other Wisconsin-grown fruits and vegetables.
You can buy fresh foods and reduce the distance your food travels by purchasing Wisconsin products in season. Connect directly to farmers through farm markets, roadside stands, or u-pick farms. Don’t miss out on the chance to have the freshest fruit around, right from your own backyard!
As Wisconsin’s cherry capital, Door County also features many other products like canned, dried and frozen cherries as well as cherry juice, jellies, jams, baked goods and wines. There are even cherry BBQ sauces, salsa and bath and body items like lip balm, soap and lotion!
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