Emmi & Sons Inc. is a third generation diversified 300-acre fruit and vegetable farm located in Baldwinsville, New York. Anthony Emmi started the farm during WWII in the Syracuse area. Incorporated in 1961, the main operation has been located in Baldwinsville, New York since 1994. The main farm consists of a packing facility, greenhouses, maintenance shop, and housing for 60 seasonal employees. The farm is still owned and operated by the family.
Major crops raised are: Strawberries, Blueberries, Sweet Corn, Cabbage, Tomatoes, Peppers, Squash, Cucumbers, Apples and Processing Beans. Crops are available from the farm from June until November. The majority of the crops sold are wholesale for fresh market. The farm also operated two farm markets, featuring fresh produce from the farm daily, and an Ice Cream Stand.
Emmi & Sons Inc. uses intensive production practices involving a large investment in micro-irrigation for conservation of water, fertilizer, fuel, and pesticides. Integrated pest management practices are used to limit the impact our operation has on the environment as well as improving our soils and sustainability as a farm. Good Agricultural Practices are used, and a Food Safety Plan is followed to produce the safest food possible.
The farm uses the H2A Agricultural Worker Program to obtain legal employees as well as hiring many U.S. citizens.
Emmi & Sons is committed to raising and delivering high quality, safe, fruit and vegetable crops for our customers as well as taking care of the environment we live and work in.
The Emmi Family farm was started during World War II by Anthony Emmi in North Syracuse, NY. The Emmi's raised small fruits and vegetables and sold most of their products at their roadside stand and the Regional Market in Syracuse, New York. Anthony Emmi's son, Carmen Emmi and son-in-law Sam Mangano increased the size of the farm over the years to approximately 80 acres and incorporated as Emmi & Sons Inc. in 1961. Tony Emmi, Carmen Emmi's son joined the farm in 1992. Today the Emmi's raise 300 acres of small Fruits and Vegetables and employ over 90 people during the season. Emmi's main crops are blueberries, strawberries, sweet corn, tomatoes, peppers, cabbage, squash and apples.