Costanza Farm is a family farm that has been around and run for nearly 40 years. Concentrating on a variety of vegetables
that will span the entire (albeit short) Midwest growing season,
the Costanzas have fields of cucumbers, squash, peppers, eggplant,
pickles, tomatoes, cabbage, and tomatillos. To ensure the sale of
the entire crop from season to season with minimal waste,
Costanza sells strictly to Wholesale distributors throughout the
Seedling is an 81 acre orchard in South Haven, Michigan. With over 5700 hundred trees, and over 75 varieties of fruit they are committed to locally grown, picked ripe, delicious fruit. They grow many heirloom varieties included are their apples, peaches, pears, plums, nectarines, apricots, cherries and more. Their orchard is well over 100 years old, and has been growing fruit for at least 60 years.
Instead of importing cheese, the focus became crafting and curing Eurpoean-style specialty cheeses here in America’s Dairyland. Green County, Wisconsin was a natural home for the Roth Kase cheese factory. Roth Kase provides us with their delicious cheeses.
Testa prides themselves on a commitment to quality produce and service. With over 100 years of experience, they store and distribute premium produce in their LEED Platinum Certified facility.
Today, BelGioioso employees, in eight state-of-the-art facilities, manufacture, age, package and ship over 27 cheese varieties. We still maintain an artisan touch because every cheese is treated individually, according to its own personality, and a section of each plant is specifically designed and dedicated to each variety.
After 18+ years of setting higher and higher standards, La Colombe continues to champion coffee as part of the culinary experience, from coast to coast, with their trademark unapologetic devotion to the kitchen and not trend. Hannah's Bretzel is proud to be the first fast-casual in Chicago to partner with La Colombe.
Dating back to 1948, Emil’s products are from animals which are humanely raised without antibiotics or animal by–products throughout their lifetime. They're proud to be a provider of certified organic meats produced from animals that are grown according to the standards set by the National Organic Program.
If a company is going to make a difference in today’s world, it’s going to have to think differently. At Organic Valley, their philosophy and decisions are based on the health and welfare of people, animals and the earth. They're a mission-driven cooperative, owned by family farmers, and we’ve been leaders in organic agriculture from the very beginning.
Tom Rosenfeld owns and operates Earth First Farms, a certified organic apple orchard and vegetable farm located 100 miles from Chicago in Berrien Center, MI. Earth First Farms sells through on-farm, which includes a u-pick operation, they sell in multiple farm markets in Chicago, they sell direct to consumers through an apple CSA and they wholesale to several vendors, including Testa Produce.
Belle Harvest facilities are geographically spread throughout western Michigan, in locations best suited for growing capacity and maximum fruit quality and flavor. Their packing and processing facilities utilize state-of-the-art techniques and equipment for the storage and handling of all fruit. And they operate one of the largest controlled atmosphere storage facilities in the eastern half of the United States.
Todd grew up on his family’s farm in Weare
Township, Hart, Michigan. Since Todd was
in his teen years he has known that he wanted
to make farming his career. Todd has always known that it is important to be diversified in business. They grow asparagus, sweet cherries, tart cherries, zucchini, cling peaches, corn, hard squash, apples, Halloween pumpkins, and make Christmas wreaths and garland.
Nestled in the hills of Southern Illinois’ Shawnee National Forest is
Rendleman Orchards. Since 1873, Rendleman Orchards has been
committed to growing and shipping quality peaches, nectarines,
apples, and vegetables to the commercial produce markets throughout
Since 2013, friends Susan McMillan and Amelia Fonti have been providing delicious gluten-free breads to the local Ravenswood community. Today they provide Hannah's Bretzel with the city's best (and only) gluten-free bretzel bread.
Before such buzz words existed, D'Artagnan was committed to free-range, natural production and sustainable, humane farming practices. They partner only with small farms and ranches that have strict standards, never use antibiotics or hormones, and sign affidavits to that effect. They support these methods so that we can offer you the best-tasting, conscientiously-raised meat possible.
Our humanely raised turkeys are grown by experienced farmers who follow strict animal welfare standards. The turkeys are free-roaming in well-ventilated barns, offering more room than those of factory-raised birds. Plainville Farms turkeys eat and drink on their schedules, not ours. Their diet is what they would choose naturally along with plenty of well water. Turkeys are vegetarians, so we believe it is wrong to feed them animal byproducts. Everything we do is designed to make their environment as comfortable and stress-free as possible.
Piedt Farms has been a family owned farm for over 150 years.
Mike Piedt’s farm is a registered Michigan Centennial Farm –
only 1 of over 6,000 in the state. A Centennial farm is a piece
of farmland over 10 acres in size that has been continuously
farmed by the same family for over 100 years.
All San Nicola hams are natural products, for which they use only the best Italian pork meat without the use of preservatives, nitrates or chemicals in general, but with the addition of sea salt. They do not contain gluten and lactose. During the long process of maturation, flavors blend and harmonize as to make their ham a true masterpiece.
For over a decade they have been a leader in the American specialty cheese market, thanks largely to our signature products, Brie and Camembert. They also manufacture a separate line of semi-soft cheeses, as well as import traditional cheeses from Spain.
Klein’s Quality Produce began back in the 1950’s when Grandfather George Klein earned a contract with Campbell Soup Co. to grow tomatoes. Some of the vegetables grown on the farm: sweet corn, tomatoes, peppers, asparagus, zucchini, eggplant, potatoes, beets, kohlrabi, radishes, and cabbage.
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