Local Farm Report Fresh Veggies

Summer is officially here and we couldn't be more excited! We love the warmer months for so many reasons: picnics, gatherings, vacations, and an abundance of locally grown produce! This time of year brings so much fresh-off-the-farm goodness that your Heinen's Produce Department is practically transformed into a local Farmer's Market thanks to our close...
Local Farm Report Fresh Veggies

It’s finally June, and that means local produce is starting to fill the aisles at your Heinen’s. Ohio and Illinois farms are beginning to harvest their early-season crops and things are looking very green with lots of lettuce, kale and more. It’s the perfect time for fresh summer salads! We’ll be keeping you updated on...
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 (learn more here.) Greenhouses are crucial to their growing, allowing them to grow consistently flavorful vegetables...
Roasted Beets and Greens Salad

Customers know that we're proud of our produce. There are many reasons that's true, including the quality and that we can say we know our sources. We're excited to introduce our latest source: organicgirl's line of organic salads, new at your Heinen's. The organicgirl mission started 10 years ago in California’s fertile Salinas Valley. Their good clean...
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...
Holiday Grape Growers

Our friends at Columbine Vineyards really know their grapes. And we’re not talking about your everyday grape enthusiasts, we're talking about some serious grape heads. It all started in 1926, when Marin Caratan, the founder of Columbine Vineyards, harvested his first crop of premium table grapes in Delano California. Since then, the Caratan family and...