Yep, we're growing that many different types of apples. It's an incredible collection of classic heirloom and wonderful connoisseur varieties. And almost none are what you'll find filling the bins of most grocery stores. Read more
Rooms With a View
Salt Spring Island is an idyllic place to visit. And where better to stay than a room at the B&B @ Salt Spring Apple Company? Perfectly located and open year-round.
Some consumers will always buy the cheapest mass-produced produce available at Walmart, perhaps grown in China using questionable farming practices and shipped half-way across the world.
Salt Spring Apple Company will not target those consumers.
Other consumers – more and more all the time – are looking to reconnect their food choices with where they live and its history, eat healthy local food and connect with the farmers who grow it with respect for them as consumers and for the land on which it is grown.
We wish to produce organic apples – locally-grown, carefully selected, great-tasting, historic and other non-mainstream varieties – for these other consumers.
Did you know Salt Spring Island was once Western Canada's premier source of fresh apples? It's a fascinating story and it's actually true. Read more
... and a Clear Direction
Sure, in some ways we're turning back the clock, but we're also innovating. You might say we're aiming to explore new ways of doing old things. Read more