The Martin’s family is large. And it is even larger when we consider our extended family to include everyone that picks and packs our fruit and helps get them to market. Having farmed this land for seven generations, we have come to embrace the needs and traditions of our big family and the community we are part of.
When you are doing work that matters, you want to keep doing it. Which is why sustainability is so important to us at Martin’s. As generations of farmers, we live and work in close company with nature. And nature is what will feed our families for generations to come. Our commitment to sustainable practices is passionate and extends well beyond the fields we protect and the crops we grow. We strive to minimize our carbon footprint each day, conserving resources and seeking efficiencies to curb waste. We are also mindful of responsible production practices which help us be proper stewards of our land, water and soil, while keeping our apples safe, wholesome and accessible to all. In establishing a processing division, we were guided by the vision to find a home for every apple. We are now able to make use of our entire crop, whether or not they make the grade for the traditional fresh apple market. Zero waste has become a goal shared by our entire team and we are able to provide a productive use for each and every part of the apple.
Sustainability is not just an environmental goal. We continuously strive to strengthen our communities by supporting local initiatives, by providing jobs and enhancing our quality of life. Our fruit, by nature, fosters health and well being. That we are feeding so many in a healthy and wholesome manner gives us much satisfaction and a sense of purpose. Together, our family and entire team shares this passion. Proud of our mission that is both simple and powerful–we are growing for healthy communities.
At Martin’s Family Fruit Farm, we are mindful of our heritage and the great tradition of lending a hand. Involvement in, and support for, our community is extremely important to us. We are pleased to engage in a wide range of initiatives that improve and invigorate the neighbourhoods we live in. Whether it’s a school breakfast program or a music festival, a bike race or community clean up, we’re glad to help. Contact us for more information on apple donations. After all, doing good can be hungry work.
We work hard to grow fresh, pure and healthy apples. It seems natural for us, therefore, to engage in broad range of activities that contribute to a healthy lifestyle. As part of our commitment to community, we take pride in aligning our wholesome products with fundraising efforts to support good health, active living and positive change. Bring us your fundraising ideas and discover how our apples can add bite to them. Contact our team to plan your fundraiser today.