Nibble Sticks

Unlike humans, rodents need to chew on things regularly to keep their teeth trimmed and healthy.   Apple wood is a Natural, Safe, Environmentally Friendly & Healthy wood to chew: 

Apple Wood Nibble sticks are excellent for Pet: Hamsters, Rabbits, Squirrels, Chinchillas, Guinea Pigs & Other Small Rodents. 

  • Widely recommended for healthy teeth
  • Provides endless fun for your pet and helps prevent them from chewing on their cage.
  • Reusable, Durable & Practical. Can be stored indefinitely.
  • High fiber Apple chew sticks are able to accelerate gastrointestinal motility and support digestive health.
  • What does the CC stand for?

    Many people ask us about the CC in CC Orchards.  Originally, it was just Ciaramella & Ciaramella – aka:  Trish & Joe.

    We have to admit though, that we have received many guesses and suggestions from friends and family over the years.  The list has now grown to include:

    • Ciaramella & Ciaramella
      • Ciaramella Cherries
      • Crazy Calgarians
      • Colossal Cherries
      • Crazy about Cherries
      • Character & Creativity
      • Canadian Cherries
      • Charmed Cherries

    If you’ve got some of your own ideas you’d like to share, just drop us a line.

    What To Do with Cherry Trees

    People are often surprised at what we’ve been able to do with our beautiful cherry trees.

    Here is a list of what we’ve come up with thus far:

    • Fresh Cherries (Vans, Stellas, Lambert, Lapins, Rainiers, Sweetheart, Bing)
    • Dried Cherries (Red & White)
    • Cherry Jams, Preserves & Jellies (Whole Cherries – Red & White)
    • Chocolate Covered Dried Cherries
    • Dried Cherry Stem Tea Infusion
    • Cherry Wood
      • Pizza Oven Wood
      • BBQ Smoker Bits
      • Fire Wood
      • Fire Starters / Craft Creation Bundles
      • Mulch
      • Clay Pottery Ash Flux
      • Carvings & Turnings
      • Dog Bones
    • Cherry Soap, Shampoo & Conditioner
    • Cherry Pits
      • Landscaping Cover
      • Neck Warmer/Chiller
    • Cherry Topping
    • Cherry Salsa
    • Cherry Oil
    • Cherry VinegarBalsamic Reduction
    • Desserts
      • Cherry Danish
      • Cherry Cheese Cake
      • Cherry Bundle Delights
      • … see all our recipes
    • Cherry Wine
    • Cherry Liquor

    Have some new ideas?  We’d love to hear them.

    Crazy About Cherries

    A little while ago now, a reporter (Susan McIver) from the Penticton Harold came by and did an interview with us.

    Here is her take on Farmer Joe (FJ) & Farmer Joe’s Wife (FJW).

    Help us continue to write our story.

    Reasons to Buy our Cherries

    Fresh & Tasty:
    Our cherries are picked at their optimum maturity and picking / delivery damage is minimized. We Care about the Food we Grow!

    You know exactly where they came from and we participate in a yearly audited On-Farm Food Safety program.

    Supporting Canadian Agriculture:
    Sustainable & Responsible Farming Practices:  We are minimalists when it comes to the use of Pesticides, Herbicides & Fungicides.  We also enjoy the use of Clean BC Lake water for Irrigation with no run-off from farm animals.

    Ethical & Respectful Employment:  Our crew are mostly French Canadian Students, but all are welcome.  We provide fair wages, good facilities and a fun environment.

    Cherries We Grow

    There are 6 varieties of cherries on the orchard.  VANS mature early (mid to late June), followed by STELLAS & LAMBERTS.  Our largest variety are LAPINS.   RAINIERS are available all season long as they are spot-picked.  SWEETHEARTS  end our season (mid to late July).


    Learn More:

    Cherry Varieties & Trivia