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Locally Grown Farm Report

Two words: Sweet corn. Your Heinen’s is practically bursting with locally-grown sweet corn right now from a variety of farms in Ohio and Illinois. While we’ll always love the simplicity of tossing a few ears of corn on the grill and eating it right from the cob slathered in butter, salt and pepper, we’ve found a few other ways to enjoy the perennial summer favorite. How about trying it in Sweet Corn Soup with Chive Oil and Crab? Or whip up some Zucchini Corn Fritters. And of course, sweet corn is always great in summery salads like this Aztec Blend Salad with Corn, Chipotle and Queso Fresco.

For the full local experience, check out our upcoming Farmer’s Markets at select stores. Learn more here.

Thanks to relationships as carefully cultivated as our produce, we offer one of the largest selections of locally grown produce you’ll find. We’re always proud to say “We Know Our Sources” and this week’s locally grown farm report will show you why. We’ll be keeping you updated on what’s in-store from these and other farms as the season goes on!

Here’s what’s available now from our local growers (selection may vary per store):


Alfalfa sproutsCleveland Bean Sprout

Cleveland, Ohio

Available Now: Bean sprouts l Broccoli sprouts l Clover sprouts


Sweet CornGrobe Fruit Farm

Elyria, Ohio

Available Now: Sweet Corn


ChivesGreat Lakes Growers

Burton, Ohio

Available Now: Chives l Mint l Sage l Watercress l Living Boston Lettuce Living Basil Rosemary


Red and Green Leaf LettuceJon’s Organics Farm & Produce

Ravenna, Ohio

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


ZuchinniGreenfield Farms Organic

Wooster, Ohio

Available Now: Organic Kale l Organic Zucchini l Organic Yellow Squash Organic Grape, Medley & Slicer Tomatoes Organic Green & Red Cabbage Organic Eggplant Organic Green Beans Organic Green Pepper


Red leaf lettuceRed Sled Farms

Mesopotamia, Ohio

Available Now: Organic Red & Green Leaf Lettuce l Organic Grape Tomatoes Organic Romaine


RadishesZellers Farms

Hartville, Ohio

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


CucumbersKeim’s

Homerville, Ohio

Available Now: Green & Yellow Zucchini l Yellow, Flat & Baby Squash l Cucumbers l Pickles l Savoy  Cabbage Heirloom, Yellow, Slicer & Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes Jalapeno Green Peppers Purple, Wax & Pole Beans Baby, Sicilian & Graffiti Eggplants Anaheim, Fresno, Purple, Sweet Banana, Ancient Sweet and Padrone Peppers Leeks Honey Rock Melons


Green beansMichael’s Farm

Urbana, Ohio

Arriving Soon: Green Beans l Green & Red Cabbage White Corn


local grape tomatoesAmish Auction

Bainbridge, Ohio

Available Now: Grape Tomatoes 


MicrogreensVigeo Gardens

Akron, OH

Available Now: Micro Blend Micro Broccoli/kale l Micro Arugula


PeachesFruit Growers Co-op

Various Locations, Ohio

Available Now: Peaches


Tomatoes on the VineNature’s Acres

Millersburg, Ohio

Available Now: Organic Slicer Tomatoes


KaleBuckeye Fresh

Medina, Ohio

Available Now: Kale l Buckeye Blend Salad l Romaine Select Salad l Organic Select Salad l Basil


Fresh basil Gotham Greens

Chicago, Illinois

Available Now: Salad Mixes l Basil


corn on the cobPochedly Farms

Hiram, Ohio

Available Now: Sweet Corn


CucumbersSunrise Farms

Bainbridge, Ohio

Available Now: Slicer, Heirloom, Yellow & Roma Tomatoes l Green Peppers Cucumbers Zucchini Spaghetti, Acorn & Butternut Squash Eggplant Watermelon


TomatoesCentral Illinois Produce Auction

Shobonier, Illinois

Available Now: Slicer, Heirloom, Grape, Heirloom Cherry & Roma Tomatoes l Zucchini Cucumbers Yellow Squash Corn Eggplant Honey Rocks Pickles Green Peppers Watermelon Green & Red Cabbage


PeachesBauman Orchard

Rittman, Ohio

Available Now: Peaches


corn on the cobTwin Garden Farms

Harvard, Illinois

Available Now: Mirai Corn


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