Category: Local farmers & producers

New in Produce: Bolton Farm, Fresh and Local Leafy Greens All Year Round

We're psyched to have partnered with Bolton Farms, a family-owned 60-acre farm in Hilton, New York. John Bolton has provided the Rochester area with sustainably grown local produce using hydroponic and soil-based farming since 2008. One of the best parts about hydroponically grown produce is that the roots are kept with the plant. That means a Bibb lettuce will last much longer at home than traditionally farmed one, so it is an economical choice as well as a sustainable (and delicious) one. Some special care is required, though--check out our Produce Manager Caitlin's easy-peasy instruction video inside!

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We Love the Smallest of the Small Farmers

We not only support small farmers, but the smallest of our local farmers here in western New York. Check out Lisa Payne of Payne Farm in Shortsville, New York, and the wonderful selection of heirloom tomato and hot pepper plants she has carefully tended for us. We have her starter plants available this week, and the varieties really are unique (like the Michael Pollan variety!).

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