OhioRed tomatoes packaged for shipping

Fresh, local tomatoes in March? We know what you’re thinking — there’s no way. But at NatureFresh™ Farms, located in northwest Ohio, tomatoes are in season all year long. Using state-of-the-art technology in their 45-acre greenhouse, they are able to produce a wide variety of OhioRed™ tomatoes that are available to purchase at Heinen’s just...
Organic Baby Sweet Potatoes

Did you know? Sweet potatoes are native to Central and South America. They are one of the oldest known vegetables and are believed to have been consumed in prehistoric times as evidenced by sweet potato relics discovered in ancient Peruvian caves. Christopher Columbus is even rumored to have brought sweet potatoes back to Europe following his first voyage to the New...
NatureFresh Greenhouse Education Center

It’s that time of year when greenery abounds. For NatureFresh Farms, though, summer lasts for 365 every year. That's because they operate from a 130-acre farm in Leamington, Ontario full of greenhouses and have 45 more acres in Delta, Ohio. Greenhouses are crucial to their growing, allowing them to grow consistently flavorful vegetables year-round. That’s why...
Skylar Rae Cherries

Say hello to The Sweetest Cherry You’ll Ever Eat™. These bright, sweet cherries were discovered by chance and come with a truly special and inspiring story. Beyond their super sweet flavor and crisp bite; in every Skylar Rae® cherry is the memory of the beloved daughter of Kim and Troy Toftness, whom the cherry was named for....
Plantain Fritters

In case you haven't noticed, we're on a bit of a plantain kick these days; and for good reason. Plantains are an extremely versatile and delicious ingredient that can be prepared and enjoyed in many ways. Plantains are quite similar to bananas but differ in one key way: it's best to cook plantains before enjoying them. Uncooked plantains tend to taste...
Waterfields Microgreens

Prized by gourmet chefs and masters of the culinary art, microgreens are not-so-quietly taking center stage in the innovative world of fine food. From a tasty garnish to a splash of vibrant color or a powerful main ingredient, microgreens are making their way from 5-star restaurants and into the kitchens of home-cooks across America and the...