Sweet cherries grow best in central and southern Illinois! Cherry season in Illinois is from May until July. These sweet treats are sure to make everyone smile!
Cherries are a good source of potassium and vitamin C. Potassium is great for heart health!
Choosing and Storing Cherries
At the store or market, choose cherries that are red and plump. Make sure to avoid those that have bruises, cuts, or wrinkles in the skin. Refrigerate cherries in a plastic bag for up to 7-10 days.