Garlic Scapes

One of the more surprising spring crops we harvest here at the Cherry Valley Organics Farm is garlic scapes. While most people think about the bulbous, underground cloves when they think about using garlic in the kitchen, there’s another edible part of the garlic plant with a delicious flavor worth fitting into your dinner plans.…

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Cherry Valley Organics Beets

Beets might be humble-looking on the outside, but on the inside, they’re packed with flavor and nutrition. Consuming a beetroot infuses your body with potassium, manganese, folic acid, and lots of fiber. And if you enjoy the greens, you’re boosting your levels of calcium, iron, and Vitamins A and C. Beets are one of our…

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Cherry Valley Organics Garlic

Did you know that much of the organic garlic that’s sold in grocery stores travel hundreds or even thousands of miles before it reaches your kitchen table? Around 75% of the world’s garlic comes from China, and while Chinese garlic imports have recently had quotas imposed on them here in the U.S., Chinese garlic is still prevalent on the…

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Cherry Valley Organics Microgreens

If you’re a chef, restaurateur, or even a home cook who’s looking for a microgreens supplier in Pittsburgh, we have you covered! Our microgreens are crunchy, delicious, and packed with nutrients. And, our USDA organic certification means our microgreens are free from synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, and fungicides. Hand-grown under exacting standards, our wide selection of microgreens can supply…

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Cherry Valley Organics Patty Pan Squash

Patty pan squash is quite unique. Its squat, flat shape, unique coloration, and ruffled edges might leave you scratching your head with wonder. What is patty pan squash anyway? Is it a winter squash or a summer squash? Do you peel patty pan squash or eat the rind? How the heck do you cook it? Today,…

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Cherry Valley Organics Cucumber Farming

Cucumbers can be a notoriously challenging crop for farmers. Many varieties are susceptible to a devastating pathogen known as bacterial wilt that’s spread by a small insect called the cucumber beetle. Just when the plants are about to produce, the vines wilt, turn brown and die. It’s heart-breaking. But, there are lots of upsides to…

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Cherry Valley Organics Heirloom Tomatoes

Heirloom tomatoes come in just about every color of the rainbow, and the diversity of flavors and textures they bring to the table is unparalleled. Here at Cherry Valley Organics, we grow and sell many different heirloom tomato varieties, each with it’s own unique look and taste. Today, we thought it would be fun to…

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Cherry Valley Organics Planting

Despite what you may think, spring isn’t the only planting season here at the farm, nor should it be in your own home garden. Farmers and gardeners who want to have freshly picked produce rolling in for months on end need to employ a succession planting plan. Our own succession planting plan ensures a continual…

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Cherry Valley Organics cherry tomatoes

Cherry tomatoes are among our customers’ favorites, which is a good thing because they’re also one of our favorite crops to grow! With their prolific production and sweet flavor, there’s so much to love about cherry tomatoes. We thought you might enjoy a glimpse into how we grow these tasty tomatoes, why we hand-pick them…

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