On October 8th, 2020, we opened our doors and welcomed customers back to our Orchard Market. Over the summer, our team was busy with a complete overhaul of the store, including structural repairs and a completely re-designed shopping experience. Fresh juicy apples are still the core of our retail business, but we’ve introduced new ways to display the apples and sell them at their peak of perfection. Customers have the option of buying premium bulk apples by the pound, or choose a convenient 5.5lb box loaded with their favourite varieties from a self-serve cooler. A “Nature’s Value” option provides great value for bakers, with 20lbs of our “less-than perfect” apples boxed at discount prices.
Fresh Cider is also available in the cooler in 1L, 2L and 3L jugs. A great display of our own crispy apple chips pairs well with other locally source items including honey apple butter, maple syrup, apple sauce, jams and sparkling cider. We are also introducing apple health and wellness products that include candles, soaps, lotions and more, prepared for us by local artisans. These will sure to be a hit as specialty items or as inclusions in an assortment of gift baskets.
We are excited to re-connect with our community and look forward to creating a relaxed environment to engage customers and provide a premium apple experience. Welcome back to the Orchard!
Made from FSC certified, 100% post-consumer cardboard, the Apple Jacket™ eliminates plastic from bulk apple purchasing. The initial market launch of the Apple Jacket™ showcases six premium Crimson Crisp apples (2.5 lbs by weight) and hit store shelves in mid-February of this year. This format addresses two current consumer trends in apple buying–less direct handling of the fruit and more eco-friendly, sustainable packaging– while also offering better protection than a traditional bagged option.
Please take a quick moment to fill out the survey below to help us understand your needs for produce merchandizing, you will be entered for a draw to win a $50 gift card to our Orchard Market.
The Martin’s Family Fruit Farm store is located at 1420 Lobsinger Line, less than a mile from the St. Jacobs Market. You’ll find plenty of parking amidst our beautiful apple trees.