William Smith & Sons
NASAA certified organic apple orchardist
Andrew Smith (pictured with father Ian Smith), is a fifth generation apple orchardist growing apples in the famous Tasmanian Huon Valley. The importance of the environment to Andrew & the general Tasmanian community has led to the logical progression of this once non organic apple orchard towards certified organic status. Andrew states, “growing organically is not just about organic apples that taste great & are good for you, it’s the protection of the local environment that most separates us from non organic producers”. Andrew is passionate about his community, “Every employee is a respected member of our team & each contributes in their own unique way. This is the way we run our business & the reason we have operated successfully for generations”. All fruit is still packed by hand & inspected by people playing an integral part of the ‘organic’ philosophy to support its local community.