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Oh How Sweet

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What’s in Season

Classic apple flavors with a tropical twist

Feel fresh & energized with this zesty pear

The dark red sweethearts of summer

The best crunch with a juicy, honey-sweet flavor

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

Salmon and Apple Salad with a Creamy Cucumber Dill Dressing

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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Apple and Berry Rosé Sangria

By: Meg van der Kruik

It is officially the LAST WEEK OF SCHOOL here in Atlanta and I am already planning the end of year festivities for this coming weekend!! I’m thinking ice cream and late night play dates for the kiddos and a pitcher of...

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5 Ways to Pair Apples & Peanut Butter


By: Brianna Shales

This is going to sound odd but peanut butter has become part of my daily routine. I’ve mentioned many times before that my youngest son is quite the picky eater and while I still think (or hope!) that time will help him c...

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Easy Instant Pot Carnitas and Piñata® Apple Salsa

Instant Pot Carnitas

By: Meg van der Kruik

My picky son is OBSESSED with these Instant Pot Carnitas and truth be told he is pretty into that Piñata® Apple Salsa too! It isn’t often that I hit one out of the park these days with him.  However, this one is a ...

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Apple Crisp Cheesecake

apple crisp cheesecake

By: Heather Hands

Growing up, my parents would always cook a big Sunday night dinner. Roast beef, mashed potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, and vegetables. To follow, my mother always had something sweet for dessert. I remember how excited I was, ...

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10 Pear Recipes Your Cook Book Desperately Needs

top pear recipes

By: Katie Harmon

I’m no chef, baker or culinary artist but I do find it fun to dabble around in the kitchen. Like I’ve mentioned before, I didn’t have a lot of experience working with pears before I started my job here at Stemilt. Now...

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