End stage lymphoma and looking for fresh cherries
My brother in law is in the end stages of lymphoma and wants fresh cherries. Does anyone know any place I can order them? I've googled high and low but no luck.
Where do you live? Unless it is somewhere very remote, you may be able to find fresh cherries in any well stocked large supermarket or in a high end grocer, even this time of year.
They will probably cost alot, but in this case, I am sure that is not important. I am always amazed at the fresh fruits that turn up here in upstate NY in winter.
If you do live somewhere remote, I would suggest contacting the produce manager of the nearest supermarket chain, or even emailing Whole Foods, or Wild Oats or one of those.
Good luck in your search - I hope you can offer him this simple pleasure.
The southern hemisphere (world) season is just ending - you may still be able to find them at a very upscale grocery. I live in southern California and have bought them from Whole Foods, Bristol Farms and Trader Joe's, too, but I haven't seen them in the last two weeks.
Someone local should be able to special order you a flat of cherries, tell them what size cherries you want (they measure in rows, 9 or 10 row are gigantic, that's what I get). If not from Calif, then South American. I'd guess 10 lbs, $100 max? Tell them why and I'm sure they won't overcharge. I hope they're available.