Cherries new season

Cherries new season

Cherries ready for pickingHarvest Hub buy cherries from Tony Mouawad from The Big Cherry in Young. He’s hoping for a good season,

After a few pretty average ones these past 4 years.  So far so good – let’s hope the rain and hail stay away.

Yes, cherries!

       Cherry Picking time

The season started well as there were bees around. As we all know now the bees are disappearing which will mean this pollination process will be under pressure. Bee Keepers actually move their boxes onto properties to help them pollinate rather than this happening naturally as there are not enough bees just flying around.

Cherry Blossom worker

Cherry Blossom worker

Cherry Goodness

Cherries are full of vitamins A, C, E, and minerals such as iron, copper, zinc, potassium, and manganese. The high levels of anthocyanins and antioxidants found in cherries make them an excellent food to help the immune system. Cherries are a well known “brain food” and can help to strengthen cognitive function by helping to improve memory, focus, and concentration and help to reduce brain fog.  Cherries are an excellent source of melatonin keep you calm.

Icecream – dairy free

Blend frozen bananas and frozen cherries in a food processor then freeze. A delicious dairy-free & fat-free ice cream.

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