The Fifer family has a proud heritage of farming the fertile soils of Kent County Delaware for more than 95 years. Our farm has preserved many acres of land in farm production and open space. These lands are home to many species of wildlife, native plants, woodlands, mill ponds as well as our fruit and vegetable crops.
Being good stewards of the land is our priority and essential to the long term success and mission our family farm. Our livelihood depends on the land that we are blessed to farm and we treat it with the utmost respect and care. Our focus is on safe, sustainable farming practices that preserve our environment, reduce waste, and promote healthy growing systems, while focusing on remarkable produce quality, freshness and nutrition.
Fifer Orchards is proud to be a G.A.P. certified farm, which is the most comprehensive farm assurance standard in the world.
Global G.A.P. (Good Agricultural Practices) is a not-for-profit organization and worldwide standard in safe, sustainable agricultural production.
The Global G.A.P. standard provides:
We face many challenges when growing fruits and vegetables in the Mid-Atlantic region, but you can be certain that Fifer Orchards is focused on producing safe, high-quality fruit and vegetable crops for our family and yours. We invite you to share the harvest with us this season.