Cultivate + Delight

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We’re Cherry Excited

Our family’s favorite time of the year is here! It’s harvest time for World Famous Cherries.
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What’s in Season

The golden cherry with a super-sweet bite

The apple with heirloom roots and a tropical twist

The dark red sweethearts of summer

Meet the sweetest cherry you’ll ever eat

Why We’re World Famous


Generations of Family Ownership


Years of Organic Farming


Years of Farming


Acres for Compost

Our Story Is…

…rooted in six generations of Mathison family farmers.

It’s centered on perseverance, innovation, and a commitment to wake with the sun for a day of hard work. Our story is what helps us grow world famous fruits that delight.

The Stem Blog

Apple & Pear Fruit Salad

Apple and Pear

By: Katie Harmon

Summertime is full of hot days, cool nights, and of course, cherries! Right now at Stemilt, we are deep into cherry season and while cherries may be one of summertime’s most sought-after fruit, you can’t forget about th...

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The Best Fourth of July Recipes

Fourth of July Recipes

By: Brianna Shales

If cherries aren’t part of your favorite Fourth of July recipes, then we can’t be friends (lol)! All kidding aside, cherries are a quintessential fruit when it comes to Independence Day. Not only does the cherry tree de...

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Cherry Chip Cake

Cherry Chip Cake

By: Kate Wood

I’ve always been one for cherries. Whether mixed into boozy drinks, served on top of ice cream sundaes, or baked into buttery stone fruit cobblers, cherries just seem to make things better. While I’m partial to eating f...

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Our 10 Favorite Cherry Recipes

Best Cherry Recipes

By: Katie Harmon

It is official, everyone! It’s cherry season. Here at Stemilt, things really ramp up when cherries are coming off the trees. Although it can be a totally exhausting season for many, it is also one of the most exciting and...

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Chocolate Cherry Ice Cream

Chocolate Cherry Ice Cream

By: Heather Hands

Ice cream has got to be one of my favorite summer treats. When I was a kid, on the weekend we used to drive into town to my favorite ice cream spot, a repurposed old street car turned ice cream shop. I would look forward to...

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Salmon and Apple Salad with a Creamy Cucumber Dill Dressing

Salmon and Apple Salad

By: Heather Hands

Since moving to the West Coast, I have fallen in love with seafood, especially salmon. My favorite way to cook it is on the grill, lightly oiled, salt, pepper, and often times marinated with barbecue sauce. During the winte...

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