WELCOME TO OMENA ORGANICS

MICHIGAN PROVIDER OF ORGANIC FOOD PRODUCTS

About us


Omena Organics is three generations of growing fruit on the spectacular Leelanau peninsula resulting in multiple high quality, sustainably farmed products that we are honored to present to you. Organic produce is better. It is sweeter, more flavorful and has a deeper color. Omena Organics provides outstanding frozen, dried and canned fruit products...

"From Our Farm, to Your Table."

One of the most beautiful aspects of Omena (or anywhere in the Leelanau Peninsula) are the cherries!! We are lucky to live in such a beautiful place and we are happy to provide for you, our customers, just a little bit of that beauty through our cherry products.

Bob & Jane Weaver

Managing Partners

Our Products


Organic Dried Cherries

Omena Organics organic dried cherries (Montmorency Tart) are pitted, individually quick frozen, infused with organic sugar to create a shelf stable product, then slowly dried before lightly misting with organic sunflower oil to prevent clumping.

Organic Dried Fruit Medley
Organic Dried Fruit Medley

Omena Organics has selected three delicious, healthy, and sustainably grown dried organic fruits and blended them into a tasty medley. The medley contains organic dried cranberries, organic dried Montmorency tart cherries, and organic dried wild blueberries.

Organic Dried Blueberries

Omena Organics organic wild blueberries are individually quick frozen, infused with organic sugar for added shelf life, then slowly dried before being lightly misted with organic sunflower oil to prevent clumping.

Organic Dried Cranberies

Omena Organics organic cranberries are individually quick frozen, infused with organic sugar for added shelf life, then slowly dried before being lightly misted with organic sunflower oil to prevent clumping.

Organic Dried Cherries
(No Added Sugar)

Omena Organics organic dried Montmorency tart cherries are pitted, individually quick frozen, infused with Omena Organics organic apple juice concentrate. This technique really brings out the tart cherry flavor.

Organic Frozen Cherries

16oz of individually quick frozen organic Montmorency Tart Cherries. Only one ingredient, great tasting tart cherries.

Organic Canned Cherries

14.5 oz can of pitted organic montmorency tart cherries packed in nothing but water and the cherry's own juices. Great for use in pastries, smoothies, salsa or barbecue sauces.

Organic Cherry Pie Filling

21oz can of pure bliss. Just one taste of our organic pie fill and you will be hooked for life. So good you will be saying "Who needs the pie?". Packed to the top with our organic tart cherries. Many like to enjoy our topping baked on top of pork in the oven.

Organic Unsweetened Applesauce

25oz Jar. Great apples make great applesauce. No added sugar and only one ingredient, apples, just the way nature intended.

Organic Sweetened Applesauce

25oz Jar of organic apples blended with just a hint of organic cane sugar.

Organic Unsweetened Applesauce Cups

Same as our 25oz jar but comes in a 4pk of cups. No added sugar and only one ingredient, apples, just the way nature intended.

Organic Sweetened Applesauce Cups

Same as our 25oz jar but comes in a 4pk of cups.

Organic Apple Cider

64oz bottle. Great apples make great cider. No added sugar, just the way nature intended.

Organic Apple Juice

64oz bottle. Great apples make great juice. No added sugar, just the way nature intended.

Organic Tart Cherry Juice

46oz bottle. Organic Montmorency Tart Cherry juice with no added sugar or preservatives.

Organic Tart Cherry Juice Concentrate

12oz bottle. Organic tart cherry juice concentrate is great for your health. Natural source of antioxidants and anthocyanins.

Organic Black Beans

15oz can. Organic black beans spiral cooked so they pour out of the can with just a hint of sea salt that may be washed away for low sodium uses.

Organic Black Eyed Peas

15oz can. Organic black eyed peas spiral cooked so they pour out of the can with just a hint of sea salt that may be washed away for low sodium uses.

Organic Garbanzo Beans
(Chick Peas)

15oz can. Organic garbanzo beans spiral cooked so they pour out of the can with just a hint of sea salt that may be washed away for low sodium uses.

Organic Great Northern Beans

15oz can. Organic great northern beans spiral cooked so they pour out of the can with just a hint of sea salt that may be washed away for low sodium uses.

Organic Kidney Beans

15oz can. Organic kidney beans spiral cooked so they pour out of the can with just a hint of sea salt that may be washed away for low sodium uses.

Organic Pinto Beans

15oz can. Organic pinto beans spiral cooked so they pour out of the can with just a hint of sea salt that may be washed away for low sodium uses.

Organic Solid Pack Pumpkin

15oz can. Organic solid pack pumpkin packed with flavor that is rivaled by none.

Recipes


Organic Cherry Pie
  • 2 cans of Omena Organics Montmorency Tart Cherries in Water
  • 1/2 - 3/4 cup organic, unrefined sugar
  • 3 tablespoons organic tapioca or organic cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon organic almond extract (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon organic butter
  • 2 crusts for a 9-inch pie

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Drain the cherries and save the juice from only one can. In a saucepan stir the juice into the combined mix of cornstarch or tapioca and sugar. Cook over medium heat stirring constantly until thickened. Remove from heat. Gently stir in cherries, salt and almond extract. Pour into crust. Vent top crust bake at 400 degrees 30-40 min.until crust browns and it bubbles- let it cool.

 

Organic Cherry Cobbler

Cobbler:

  • 1 and 3/4 cup Omena Organics Montmorency Tart Cherries in Water, drain and reserved for sauce
  • 1 and 1/4 cups organic flour (sifted)
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons organic baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon organic salt
  • 1/2 cup organic, unrefined sugar
  • 1/2 cup organic milk
  • 2 tablespoons organic shortening, melted 

Sauce:

  • 2 cups cherry juice and water - hot
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup organic, unrefined sugar
  • 2 tablespoons organic butter

Sift flour, baking powder, salt and 1/2 cup sugar together into a bowl. Add milk and melted shortening; stir only until smooth. Spread evenly in greased 12x8x8-inch pan. Arrange cherries over top. In a saucepan bring cherry juice, sugar and butter to a boil and pour over cherries. Bake in 375 degree oven for 45 to 50 minutes.

 

Organic Cherry Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
  • 1 cup Omena Organics Dried Organic Montmorency Tart Cherries
  • 3/4 cup organic shortening
  • 1 cup organic brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup organic, unrefined sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3/4 teaspoon organic almond extract (optional) 
  • 1 cup organic flour
  • 1 teaspoon organic salt
  • 2 and 1/2 cups organic oats
  • 1 cup organic semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped (optional)

Heat oven to 350-degrees. In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugars. Add egg, water and extract. Mix in flour and salt. Stir in oats, cherries and chocolate chips. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls onto lightly greased cookie sheet and bake for 12 minutes. Makes 18 cookies.

 

Organic Pumpkin Pie
  • 1 can of organic evaporated milk
  • 1 15oz Can Omena Organics Pumpkin
  • 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2/tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 9" deep dish pie shell

Mix pumpkin and spices together.  Add remaining filling ingredients.  Mix slowly, until thoroughly mixed.  Pour into pie shell. Bake at 425 degrees for 15 minutes then reduce temperature to 350 degrees for an additional 35-40 minutes.  Cool on rack.

Organic Pumpkin Cherry Bread
  • 3 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ginger
  • 1⁄2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 3 C. granulated sugar
  • 1 can Omena Organics Solid Pack Pumpkin
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 C. vegetable oil
  • 1⁄2 C. orange juice
  • 1 C. dried Omena Organics Cherries
    tossed with a little flour to prevent sticking together

Preheat oven to 35o degrees Fahrenheit. Grease and flour two 9x5-inch loaf pans. Combine flour, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. Combine sugar, pumpkin, eggs, vegetable oil, and orange juice in a  larger mixer bowl; beat until blended. Add pumpkin mixture to flour mixture; stir until just moistened. Fold in cherries. Spoon batter into prepared loaf pans. Bake for 60 to 65 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

 

Organic Black Bean Salad
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced
  • 1 can of corn, drained 
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon of cilantro
  • 1/4 cup olive oil 
  • 4-5 tablespoons of red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice 
  • 1 can Omena Organics Black Beans, drained
  • 1 tomato, diced 

In a salad bowl, combine bell peppers, onion, corn kernels, tomato, garlic and cilantro and toss to mix. Add olive oil, vinegar, lime juice and salt and pepper to taste and toss again. Add black beans and mix well.

 

Organic Layered Mixed Bean Dip
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 mild onion, finely chopped
  • 5 pieces turkey bacon, lean, cut small
  • 1 can Omena Organics Great Northern Beans
  • 1 can Omena Organics Dark Red Kidney Beans
  • 1/2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 16 ozs frozen corn, thawed
  • 8 ozs pepperjack cheese, shredded

Sautee bacon and drain- reserve. Combine all ingredients except cheese and bacon. Layer cheese and bacon on top of bean mixture. Serve with favorite chips, pita or bread.

 

Sweet Onion, Bean & Artichoke Dip
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 4 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1 can Omena Organics Great Northern Beans
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon fresh oregano, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon flaked red pepper 
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper, fresh 
  • 14 ozs artichoke hearts, drained & finely chopped
  • 1 finely chopped red sweet pepper

Mix all ingredients and serve with your favorite chips.

 

Get in touch


Main Office
Omena Organics
PO Box 225
Omena, MI 49674
P: (231) 386-9795
Email
sales@omenaorganics.com
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