A big day for Cranberry Growers Cooperative….CranGrow

13 Aug

New plant

We had a large crowd in Warrens to celebrate the opening of our new plant!  Thanks to everyone who joined us.  We look forward to the future!

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The BEST cranberry recipe ever.  You can thank me later…

4 Dec

Ok, so this was given to me years ago…it is the best. Just try it.  The sauce is put on the cake AFTER it is baked for 40 minutes in 350 degree oven.  

Some more photos from berries grown in Holland….

2 Dec

Thanks Toon for these photos…I finally got around to posting! I have to say, this is really different than growing them in Wisconsin…

A new way to grow Cranberries?

2 Dec

Not too long ago I received word from a reader who is growing Cranberries in a different way. Check out these photos and descriptions of how he is doing it.

The plants grow in 1,3 meter planters on a frame of old 51 mm heating pipes. Everything had to be cheap because I didn’t know if this way of growing will work  about 8 years ago. It turned out quite well. So I gowing to plant 3 times more meters tabletop this winter. I’m looking now for a good variety, perhaps you have some suggestions. Over here it is diffcult to become the newest variety’s with good potentials. I have collected Pilgrim, Stevens, Red Star, Crowley and Langlois. Stevens is my main variety. It has a good dark red color because the sun can reach all the berry’s and they drys quikly what is good for storage.

I sent also a few fotos from the tabletopframe to give you an impression.

If anyone wants to chat with this grower, send me a message and I will get you in touch…

Cransations hit WalMart!

30 Nov

Jonathan Smith’s Cransations are now at WalMart under the Sunkist brand….I tried these a while back and loved them!

The newest Ocean Spray drinks

29 Nov

I blogged a link before, but here is the visual. I think it is great that Spray is getting into Organic AND they are bringing back 100% pure cranberry.

One of the better stories out there…

27 Nov

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/why-the-cranberries-on-your-thanksgiving-table-might-be-more-trouble-than-theyre-worth-for-local-growers

20% of all Cranberries sold in a week? I kinda doubt that…fresh maybe

23 Nov

https://modernfarmer.com/2017/11/cranberry-industry-wild-also-many-cranberries/