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Pepper Party: Locally Grown Farm Report

Peppers are in and we kind of want to throw a party. Sure, it may sound like a bit much for a vegetable. But crisp, fresh, green peppers are just so good in the summer that we want to celebrate. Looking for a heartier way to enjoy them? Try this recipe for Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers, a fun twist on a classic dish. We’ve also got eggplants, a variety of hot peppers, and tomatoes in now! And, of course, sweet corn and peaches are still going strong.

Did you know around mid-summer up to 60% of our produce section is locally grown? Look for a large display of local produce in the front of the Produce Department at your Heinen’s, as well as signs on other local fruit and veggies throughout. While we carry Local Produce year-round, our Produce Department transforms into a local Farmer’s Market each summer thanks to our relationships with our Ohio 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


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 Arriving Soon: Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes l Yellow Slicer Tomatoes Mini Sweet Peppers Padron Peppers


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 Beets l Organic Lacinato Kale l Organic Cabbage l Organic Slicer Tomatoes l Organic Grape Tomatoes


Grape tomatoesGeauga Family Farms

Middlefield, Ohio

Available Now: Organic Grape Tomatoes l Slicer Tomatoes


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


EggplantsAmish Auction

Bainbridge, Ohio

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


Green PeppersCentral Illinois Produce Auction

Shobonier, Illinois

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


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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