Cherries have started this week. Each year brings new challenges to the growth and health of the cherries including weather. This morning, Broetje Orchards staff & managers gathered with staff and students
Currently we are in the midst of preparing for cherry season and have begun summer thinning. During this busy time, we wanted to acknowledge four crews that went above and beyond their normal work duties
As Summer approaches one of the many opportunities that Broetje Orchards offers to their employees children is the opportunity to learn and gain hands on experience while working alongside full time employees
We are in the midst of Spring Bloom Thinning out in the orchards and busy packing our apples in our warehouses. Currently one of the varieties that we are packing is our exclusive Opal Apple. The Opal is a cross of a Topaz
On April 6th, Broetje Orchards participated in the fourth annual Vista Hermosa Community Health Fair. This year they had 38 different organizations and 480 participants. Broetje Orchards had a informational booth
Apples Blossoms have arrived! Not only is this a very breathtaking process to witness but it is a simple reminder that apple harvest is only a few months away. This is an important step in the life process of an apple tree.
Springtime has arrived here on the farm and trees are beginning to wake up. One of the familiar sights during this time of the year are the boxes of bees in the orchards. This year, in partnership with Laflor Bee Keepers
This week is National Agricultural Week and more specifically March 20th was National Agricultural Day. It takes a lot of teamwork to make sure only the highest quality of fruit and vegetables reach tables of their customers.
From planting and taking care of the trees to packing the fruit and selling the fruit, a lot of teamwork goes into our work. On March 16th, Broetje Orchards held it's 4th annual manager's retreat. It did not disappoint.
Spring time is right around the corner and currently on the orchard everyone is busy preparing for the warm weather to arrive. In the last month, we have seen some cold nights where we had to do frost control and run our wind