Trade rules force MI cherry farmer to destroy crop

Aug 18, 2016

Cherry picking season may be over, but a few weeks ago one Michigan cherry farmer raised awareness about an issue that’s still creating a buzz. Marc Santucci posted a picture to Facebook of all the tart cherries his farm was forced to spoil, and it went viral. We talk to him about the picture and the story behind it.


We Michiganders take our cherries very seriously, so it’s no surprise that when Traverse City farmer Marc Santucci revealed a photo of the massive amount of cherries his farm was required to spoil, it caused a big stir.

Current State talks with Marc Santucci about what was going on with those cherries.