About Us

Owned and operated by the Kobernik family for 33 years, North Star Organics has been working hard to produce only the highest quality fruit products possible.


nso_alanAlan operates his own construction/remodeling business, and then comes home to his trusty sprayer and tractors. Always carefully tending the soil and trees, he is a master mechanic and just an all around great guy!







Emily graduated from Carleton College in June 2010 and Tulane University in New Orleans in 2012 receiving her Masters in Public Health in Epidemiology. Emily works for University of  Michigan Medicine in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department. Emily can operate ANY piece of machinery
and artistically enhances our farm in so many ways.











nso_ericEric completed his freshman year at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, OH and in May 2011 graduated from Earlham College, Richmond IN. In December 2012, he graduated from Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona with a Masters Degree in International Business.  Eric currently works for Sling TV in Denver, Colorado. He is our trusty fork lift driver!








Cheryl Kobernik

Cheryl is a successful social worker by day, financial planner, mom and public relations extraordinaire by night. She delights in the U- pick time of year – our customers are our real treasure!










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