Chuck's Best Sauce company produces gourmet jellies, dried peppers, and a variety of seasoned nuts and zucchini cakes from our home grown produce.
How did we get our name? Well, we started getting back into gardening and canning salsas shortly after we became empty nesters again. When we first started, we would label batches as "Chuck's best", "Chuck's extra best", "Chuck's this is absolutely the best." While labeling that way didn't exactly help us differentiate between batches, it definitely gave us our name (not that Carol's Kitchen doesn't also have a nice ring to it.)
The name suits us. We're perfectionists. We want to keep making our betters into bests and creating new bests until there are no improvements to be made.
Located in Williamsburg, OH, we are a family greenhouse operation and grain farm. We grow annuals, perennials, vegetables, and herbs to sell in our retail stores and wholesale. Between three locations, we have nearly 100,000 square feet of growing space.
Located in Loveland, Joe and Anna grow a variety of produce as well as offer fresh eggs, and whole chickens.
Ed and Donna Kluba have been farming for 49 years together. They live in Batavia and have been involved in Farmers Markets since 1976, when the Original Ohio Valley Fruit and Vegetable Growers Assoc. started. We are the oldest members of the group. Our interest is in growing and supplying fresh and safe vegetables for our customers. We believe in as natural a process as possible and use Non GMO seed in all our vegetables. We also raise hay and grain, Ed's family has been involved in farming for a long time and he decided to continue the operation making it grow and become quite a bit larger. I love to talk about vegetables and safe food preparation with our young and older customers. There is always something new to learn! We eat all our own food and try not to eat processed food at all. it is a healthy lifestyle and we both love it!
Grassroots Graziers LLC, dba Grassroots Farm & Foods, operates on Red Stone Farm in Cynthiana, Ohio in Pike County. The farm is 85 miles east of Cincinnati and 90 miles south of Columbus. Red Stone Farm has been owned by the John Wulsin family since 1968. Over the first 20 years, Red Stone undertook ventures in barnlot hogs, cow-calf enterprise, stocker cattle, and row crops.
In the early 1990s, it made a commitment to support grass-based enterprises to work toward sustainable business practices. Shortly thereafter, a New Zealand-style, seasonal, grass-based dairy was developed on 300 acres. Jersey cows have grazed this “dairy platform” for the past 20 years.
In 2008, Red Stone began converting another 200 acres of tillable ground to pasture. This acreage is now leased to Grassroots Farm & Foods, owned by Drausin and Susan Wulsin, to produce grass-based foods.
In 2013, all Red Stone fields became "certified organic"
Greg & Pam Parriman have always grown a bountiful garden and are happy to share their harvest with the community. Our favorite items we bring to market include a variety of cherry tomatoes, ground cherries (a tart fruit like veggie that's the size of a cherry tomato but looks like a mini tomatillo), lunch box peppers and many other garden staples. Their son and daughter-in-law run Tracey Rae Farmer Florist.
Our farm is truly a hobby farm started 25 years ago by my Wife Suzette and myself, Tim to help us avoid retirement. She has since passed away but I continue to continue to try to enjoy our Hobby.
Our produce can be found at the Milford Market along with Mt Carmel. I grow a variety of produce including lettuce, kale, swiss chard, cabbage, snap peas, green beans, zucchini, squash, herbs, and tomatoes. The farm is located in Bethel ,Ohio.
Tracey & Matt Parriman run a cut flower farm nestled on 2 acres in Midland, Ohio. Our passion for flowers began to bloom back in 2011. We planted as many flowers as we possibly could for our July wedding, and were fairly successful at it! By the time of our wedding, we realized just how much we enjoyed the challenge and fun of growing our own flowers. Since then, we have continued to expand our floral offerings by growing new varieties each year. In late 2015, we decided to take the plunge and purchased a small farm nestled on 2 acres in Midland, Ohio. Tracey quickly began pursuing her dream of flower farming full-time.
Each week we bring an assortment of cut flowers to market. You can make your own bouquet, pick out just a few stems, or we are happy to make a bouquet up for you. In addition to selling cut flowers at market, we also supply several local grocers, Cincinnati florists, and do our own wedding work.