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What a Peach! Locally Grown Farm Report

Peaches are here and we couldn’t be more excited! After a few years of ho-hum peach crops due to extremely cold winter temps, this year’s bounty is on-track to knock it out of the park. Our peaches are sourced from the Fruit Grower’s Co-op who gather the fruit from a variety of Ohio farms. This week sees fruit from Peace Valley Orchard in Rogers, Ohio and Norkus Orchards in Salem, Ohio. So get out your favorite peach recipe (Peach Basil Bellini anyone?) and stock up!

Did you know around mid-summer a large portion 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 cobWitten Farm

Lowell, Ohio

Available Now: Corn


PeachesFruit Grower’s Co-op

Various Farms, Ohio

Available Now: Peaches


Bunches of BeetsHolthouse Farms

Willard, Ohio

Available Now: Bulk Beets Collard, Dandelion & Mustard Greens Turnips Kohlrabi Leeks


TomatoesNature Acres

Mt. Hope, Ohio

Available Now: Organic Slicer Tomatoes


Yellow squashKeim’s Produce

Homerville, Ohio

Available Now: Yellow Squash l Zucchini l Golden Zucchini l Snap Peas l English Peas 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 Savoy, Napa & Red Cabbage l Red & Yellow Slicer Tomatoes l Wax Beans l Eggplant l Green & Purple Bell Peppers Green Tomatoes Sweet Banana Peppers l Jalapeno Peppers Honey Rocks Arriving Soon: Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes l Red & Yellow Grape Tomatoes


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 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 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 Kale


CabbagesMichaels Farm

Urbana, Ohio

Available Now: Green & Red Cabbage l Beans


EggplantsAmish Auction

Bainbridge, Ohio

Available Now: Homegrown Slicer Tomatoes   Arriving Soon: Green Peppers Eggplant


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2 comments

    1. Hello Raza – We offer some herbs to grow at home, though the selection is limited at this time of year. It may be best to consult with a local gardening store if you are looking to create your own produce garden. Thank you for reaching out to us!

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