Knowing our Place
The Broetje Family Trust operates in Eastern Washington, and is a collective of three family foundations all birthed out of the founding vision of Broetje Orchards to “go and bear fruit, fruit that will last (John 15:16).
For over 50 years we farmed the land here, working alongside people from all walks of life, learning from each other how to best steward both human and natural resources, and work together towards a more just and loving world.
From these experiences, we crafted core values and principles that continue to guide our work today.
Our five core values
Live life as God’s beloved son or daughter.
Look for the good in all people, especially those now marginalized.
Help others discover and practice their purpose.
Teach, model and reward teamwork.
Empower one another in service to the common good.
As we enter our 4th generation as a family, our work has evolved from growing a business and bearing fruit, to seeding new opportunities for growth and service in others.
We envision a world teeming with holistic, flourishing communities, each serving in their place, out of their unique call and gifts, contributing to their own piece of God’s dream for the world.