To The Core

Our best recipes for baking with apples

Posted by Elizabeth Williams on Apr 11, 2018 2:47:35 PM

Apples are perfect for baking. They can be used in so many different ways! 

We’ve had a tasty time creating delicious recipes for baking with apples. Here are our favorites:

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Topics: apples

Women in Agriculture - Megan Azzano

Posted by Meg Raines on Apr 3, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Many of the orchards in Chelan valley are a family affair, with women playing a critical role in running smooth operations and growing the business. In our blog series “Women in Agriculture” we sit down with them to discuss their roles and thoughts on the industry. 

This month we checked in with Megan Azzano. Megan and her husband Mike own and operate a family orchard and fruit stand in the Omak area.

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Topics: Meet the Grower

Rockit™ Apple Party Decor Ideas

Posted by Elizabeth Williams on Mar 12, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Using real apples in party decor adds a touch of natural beauty and rustic sophistication to any event. Thanks to their size, our tiny RockitTM apples are incredibly versatile and can be used in many different ways to create original decorations.

Making party decor yourself means you can customize everything to your liking. It can also help you save money without compromising the vision for the event you’re hosting. 

To help you get started, we’ve concocted four DIY RockitTM apple decor ideas that you can use for your next party or event. We even created a special one just for weddings!

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Topics: apples, rockit

Women in Agriculture - Mallory Carlton

Posted by Meg Raines on Feb 28, 2018 11:49:03 AM

Many of the orchards in Chelan valley are a family affair, with women playing a critical role in running smooth operations and growing the business. In our blog series “Women in Agriculture” we sit down with them to discuss their roles and thoughts on the industry.

This month we checked in with Mallory Carlton. She and her family operate an entrepreneurial farm and business out of Okanogan.
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Topics: apples, Meet the Grower

Cute Valentine's Day Recipes with Apples and Pears

Posted by Elizabeth Williams on Feb 12, 2018 12:12:20 PM

Valentine’s Day is the opportunity to have fun by whipping up sweet treats that show your loved ones how much you care. Apples and pears add a touch of wholesomeness to decadent Valentine’s desserts. 

Check out our round-up of cute Valentine’s Day recipes with apples and pears that even Cupid couldn’t resist!

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Topics: Recipes, apples, Dessert, holiday

Fun with Rockit™ Apples: Recipes and Crafts

Posted by Elizabeth Williams on Feb 5, 2018 10:27:36 AM

What to make with RockitTM apples? We’ve got loads of ideas!

Check out our recipe and craft ideas, round up the kids, and get cooking!

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Topics: apples, rockit

Meet The Grower - Marsha Gores

Posted by Meg Raines on Jan 8, 2018 12:00:00 PM
Chelan Fresh is proud to represent the growers of Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties in Washington State. Check in with our blog - To The Core - to find out what’s happening in the orchards that produce some of Washington’s Finest Mountain Grown Fruit.
 
Many of the orchards in our valley are a family affair, with everyone in the family having a key role in the operations. This month we get to know Marsha Gores of Gores Orchards Inc., which she owns with her husband Mark Gores.
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Topics: apples, Meet the Grower

Women of Chelan - Cory Colbert

Posted by Meg Raines on Dec 20, 2017 3:45:56 PM
Women Growers of Chelan
Many of the orchards in Chelan valley are a family affair, with women playing a critical role in running smooth operations and growing the business. In our new blog series Women Growers of Chelan” we sit down with them to discuss their roles and thoughts on the industry.
 
This month we checked in with Cory Colbert. She and her husband Jim own Jim Colbert Orchards, LLC in the Chelan area. In addition to helping Jim with the orchard, Cory has a full time job at Chelan Fruit.
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Topics: apples, Meet the Grower

12 Amazing Christmas Desserts with Apples

Posted by Elizabeth Williams on Dec 14, 2017 3:55:25 PM

What are you making for Christmas dinner? Apples can take center stage at dessert time thanks to our list of 12 Amazing Christmas Desserts! Raw, baked, dipped… there are endless ways to enjoy them with your family and friends.

Oh, and don’t forget to leave a few out on Christmas eve for Santa and his reindeer. We hear Saint Nick’s new favorites are Rockit™ apples!

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Topics: apples, Dessert, holiday

Best Thanksgiving recipes with apples and pears

Posted by Elizabeth Williams on Nov 17, 2017 11:30:39 AM

If you’re anything like us, you’re knee deep in Thanksgiving menu planning. Not sure what to make? Chelan Fresh is here to help! The holidays are a great time to surprise guests with new recipes that complement old family favorites.

Apples and pears can be used in sweet and savory recipes, making them a versatile addition to your holiday meal.  We have selected 12 recipes that are guaranteed to wow your family and guests.

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Topics: apples, pears, holiday