Through our partnership with Walla Walla Community College, Broetje Orchards are grateful for the employees who were able to participate in the ESL Program through the Fall, Winter and Spring quarters.
Cherry season is just a few weeks away and Broetje Orchards is gearing up to harvest this crucial "first fruits” of the season. We face a number of challenges each year to the growth and health of cherries, particularly weather
First Fruits Marketing and Broetje Orchards would like to give special recognition to Shipping Coordinator Angel Garcia. Angel was nominated for “Employee of the Month” for his hard work and dedication in making sure orders
We are a little under a month into Spring and the Trees are starting to wake up. That means a lot of moving parts will start to be in motion. The Cherry Blossoms are in full force this past week and we have brought in one of nature's hardest worker to help us.
Spring is here and that means our trees will be waking up from their dormant state. It takes a lot of teamwork to help take care of trees. Like many places, we often become caught up in the work and don’t always acknowledge good works of others.
From planting and taking care of the trees to packing the fruit and selling the fruit, a lot of team work goes into our work. On March 17th, Broetje Orchards held it's 3rd annual manager's retreat. It did not disappoint.
Happy International Women's Day! Across the globe women are being celebrated and recognized for their social, economic, cultural and political achievements and also for the injustice that some have overcome.
Over the course of four weeks, Broetje Orchards crew leaders took part in a trauma informed training course which helped answer the question "how do you tell someone the truth without feeling anger, alienating or offending someone?"
Happy New Year! Winter has arrived and like everyone in the Northwest it hasn't been too kind. The past two months has been filled with freezing nights and temperatures during the day at an average of 12-15 degrees. We also have been hit with quite a bit of snow as you can see from the photo above.