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Good News For Growers – Apple Tariffs Lifted, Funding Coming For Cherries

A trade war that started with tariffs on steel and aluminum soon moved to other commodities. Last week, Washington apple growers got a break from the politics. Marcus Bellissimo reports. Just as local apple producers are cheering the end of tariffs on exports to Mexico, cherry growers in the region got a boost from Congress.…

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As Cherry Season Arrives, Growers Expect Near-Record Harvest

Cherries are a summertime staple. Local cherries are starting to pop up at farmers markets, fruit stands and grocers. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington will produce 67 percent of all sweet cherries in the country this year. And this year’s crop has the potential to be one of the state’s largest, as…

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Leavenworth Farmers Market Welcomes New Growers, Board Members

Hana Butler, Manager of the Leavenworth Community Farmers Market, joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about this year’s growing season and new farmers joining the Thursday market. It’s today from 4-8 p.m. at Lions Club Park.   Photo: Leavenworth Community Farmers Market

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Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market Season Opening Tomorrow At Pybus Market

The spring opening of the Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market is tomorrow, Saturday May 11, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pybus Public Market. Market Manager Brittany Mieklin and Grace Spencer with Spencer Farm join Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about preparing for this year’s market, new vendors this year and…

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