What makes a good servant leader? According to Robert Greenleaf "It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first. Then the conscious choice brings once to aspire to lead." I ask this question because
Happy 2018! This time of the year, the trees are bare and dormant, yet it is also a critical time for our teams of orchard workers. Winter Pruning is important because it allows the trees to grow more the following season. Other benefits
On December 4-6th, We had 78 employees attend the Northwest Horticultural Show in Kennewick, WA. This event was over the span of three days and included various trainings from Tractor safety to Food Safety Trainings
Thanksgiving right is around the corner and we wanted to share how proud and thankful we are for our employees and their generosity in helping their neighbors and co-workers during times of need. As many know
On August 18th, several leaders from Broetje Orchards and Vista Hermosa Foundation met with the Acton Institute. Acton is a faith-based non-profit whose primary work is to promote the incorporation of liberty
On July 17th, 31 Summer Youth Employment Participants met with Broetje Orchard managers and supervisors to learn about what it takes to run Broetje Orchards. Few of the topics that they learned about was the different kind
Each Year, Broetje Orchards reviews how we are operationalizing our mission to be a company committed to "bearing fruit, fruit that will last." As part of this review, we look to what we did but also 'how' we did 'it'.
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