This Valentine's Day, Slurp your Cherries in a Celebratory Smoothie!
The Michigan Cherry Slurp is a weeklong event highlighting one of Michigan’s most well-known agricultural products – tart cherries!
Join the jubilee with the Michigan Cherry Slurp !
On February 12-16, 2018, Michigan institutions including schools, early childhood programs, hospitals, colleges and universities, organizations, businesses, and individuals will celebrate the Michigan Cherry Slurp! Just like the Michigan Apple Crunch, this is a day to get creative and host an event centered around Michigan tart cherries.
Register for Great Resources:
When you register for the slurp, we'll email you a host of great resources to help you plan, promote and celebrate your event along with some information on where you can source Michigan cherries:
- Event Toolkit: You will recieve a toolkit with loads of ideas for hosting and promoting your events and tastings, inviting the media and legislators, and we even have a few special cherry smoothie recipes!
- Sourcing Information:
- The Cultivate Michigan Cherry Product Guide: The winter featured food for 2016 was dried & frozen tart cherries! We've got sourcing information, recipies, and storage tips for both dried and frozen tart cherries included in our product guide.
- Farm to Freezer West Michigan Cherry Blend Sourcing Sheet: Our friends at Farm to Freezer have a special blend featuring montmorency tart cherries with blueberries and apple slices. This medley of local flavors is the perfect balance of tart and sweet for your Cherry Slurp Celebrations! You'll learn where you can find this product.
- Shareable Graphics: We've made promoting your event easy with a whole suite of Cherry Slurp graphics you can download and use!
For the 2017 Cherry Slurp we also hosted a webinar to introduce some resources for planning your Slurp, and provide some creative Slurp ideas - you can check out the webinar recording here.