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Sweet dreams of sweet cherries

Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

Cherries, while indigenous to Europe, have become a staple American food. The U.S. is ranked second in production of sweet cherries. Washington state in particular is a center of cherry production. New England and New York orchards also produce, although on a smaller scale and often with more of an emphasis on sour than sweet.

Cherries are one of the foods that have good taste and an abundance of natural benefits.

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