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All About the Slaw: Locally Grown Farm Report

It’s peak season for locally grown cabbage, and while there are many tasty ways to serve them, our favorite way is in fresh, summery coleslaw. Not only is it easy to make, but it’s also a perfect side dish for summer meals, barbecues and parties. First things first — how do you pick the right cabbage? Look for crisp leaves on a heavy, dense head. Avoid yellow or wilted leaves, as this indicates age. Now that you’ve chosen the perfect cabbage, it’s time for slaw! Pick up some red cabbage and try Red Napa Cabbage Slaw. Or sweeten things up with Green Apple Slaw or Cherry, Orange-Jalapeno Slaw.

Be sure to check your Heinen’s for even more locally grown produce, displayed in the front of the Produce Department, which transforms into a local Farmer’s Market each summer thanks to our relationships with our Ohio and Illinois farmers (some of whom have been supplying us with tasty fruits and veggies for three generations!)

We’ll keep you updated on what’s available from these and other farms as the season goes on with your Locally Grown Farm Report! (Availability may vary from store to store depending on weather conditions and demand.)

Here’s what’s available now from our local growers:


corn on the cobPochedly Farms

Hiram, Ohio

Available Now: Sweet Corn


PeachesFruit Grower’s Co-op

Various Farms, Ohio

Available Now: Peaches


Bunches of BeetsHolthouse Farms

Willard, Ohio

Available Now: Bulk Beets l Green Pepper Collard, Dandelion & Mustard Greens l Turnips l Kohlrabi l Leeks Bok Choy Napa Cabbage Acorn, Butternut & Spaghetti Squash


TomatoesNature Acres

Mt. Hope, Ohio

Available Now: Organic Slicer Tomatoes


Yellow squashKeim’s Produce

Homerville, Ohio

Available Now: Yellow Squash l Anaheim Peppers l Zucchini l Golden Zucchini l Pickles l Cucumber l Candy Onion l Red Candy Onion l Toy Box Tomatoes l Heirloom Tomatoes l Flat Squash l Baby Squash l Pickling Dill l Savoy, Napa & Red Cabbage l Red & Yellow Slicer Tomatoes l Wax Beans l Eggplant l Green & Purple Bell Peppers l Green Tomatoes l Sweet Banana Peppers l Jalapeno Peppers l Honey Rocks l Red & Yellow Grape Tomatoes Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes l Yellow Slicer Tomatoes Mini Sweet Peppers Poblano Peppers Heirloom Eggplant Hunky Hot Peppers Semi-hot Peppers Yellow Doll Watermelon Sugar Baby Watermelon


ChivesGreat Lakes Growers

Burton, Ohio

Available Now: Chives l Living Basil l Marjoram l Oregano l Rosemary l Sage l Thyme l Watercress l Living Boston Lettuce


Red and Green Leaf LettuceJon’s Organics Farm & Produce

Ravenna, Ohio

Available Now: Organic Red & Green Leaf Lettuces l Organic Romaine l Organic Red Boston Lettuce


ZuchinniGreenfield Farms Organic

Fredericksburg, Ohio

Available Now: Organic Kale l Organic Green Pepper Organic Zucchini l Organic Yellow Zucchini l Organic Corn l Organic Eggplant l Organic Cabbage l Organic Slicer Tomatoes l Organic Grape Tomatoes Organic Red Cabbage


Grape tomatoesGeauga Family Farms

Middlefield, Ohio

Available Now: Organic Grape Tomatoes l Organic Slicer Tomatoes l Organic Heirloom Tomatoes l Organic Zucchini Organic Spaghetti Squash


RadishesZellers Farms

Hartville, Ohio

Available Now: Boston & Bibb Lettuces l Beets l Red & Green Leaf Lettuces l Romaine l Radishes l Endive l Escarole l Green Onions l Cilantro l Baby Dill l Curly & Plain Parsleys l Kale


CabbagesMichaels Farm

Urbana, Ohio

Available Now: Green & Red Cabbage l Beans Crave White Corn


EggplantsAmish Auction

Bainbridge, Ohio

Available Now: Homegrown Slicer Tomatoes l Green Peppers l Eggplant Grape Tomatoes Honeyrock Melons l Watermelons Zucchini Cucumber


Green PeppersCentral Illinois Produce Auction

Shobonier, Illinois

Available Now: Homegrown Slicer Tomatoes l Green Peppers l Eggplant Grape Tomatoes Honeyrock Melons l Watermelons Zucchini Cucumber


Sweet CornNagel Farms

Avon, Ohio

Available Now: Sweet Corn


MicrogreensVigeo Gardens

Akron, Ohio

Available Now: Microgreens Micro Broccoli/Kale


Sweet CornTwin Garden Farms

Harvard, Illinois

Available Now: Mirai Sweet Corn


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