partners

we’re dedicated to honoring the hard work of our Ohio farm partners.

Bird’s Haven Farms is a family run farm, located five miles north of Granville, Ohio, that has been operating for nearly 20 years. Through the use of high-tunnels, Bird’s Haven is able to grow produce for us from early spring through late into the fall.

On our menu: corn, cucumbers, garlic, onions, peppers, sweet potatoes, rutabaga, squashes, and zucchini.

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Branstool Orchard is set in the scenic countryside of Utica, Ohio. They are best known for their sweet and juicy peaches and 37 different apple varieties. In the past few years they’ve taken steps to reduce their chemical usage in an attempt to provide cleaner, safer fruit for their customers and become more environmentally friendly.

On our menu: apples, peaches.

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Fresh Harvest Farm uses aquaponics in a controlled greenhouse environment to grow pristine lettuces all year round.

On our menu: lettuces.

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Great River Organics is a non-profit cooperative of growers committed to high standards of environmental responsibility and integrity of ingredients that makes it easy for us to get high quality, organic produce from all over Central Ohio and beyond. Our farm partners through GRO are Granite Farm, Mile Creek Farm, Rock Dove Farm, Toad Hill Farm, Wayward Seed Farm, and White Barn Organics.

On our menu: arugula, beans, beets, broccolini, cabbage, carrots, celery root, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, herbs, lettuces, kale, kohlrabi, onions, peppers, potatoes, radishes, rutabaga, spinach, Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips, and winter squashes, and zucchini.

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Hirsch Fruit Farm was founded back in 1890 and has been providing Central Ohio the freshest, best tasting fruits ever since.

On our menu: apples and strawberries.

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Mushroom Harvest/Green Edge Organics (organic) cultivates premier, organic mushrooms out of Athens, Ohio that we use in our kitchen all year.

On our menu: arugula, basil, cilantro, eggs, mushrooms, sugar snap peas, sunflower sprouts, and Swiss chard.

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Persinger Farm is a 10 acre, family run vegetable farm in Washington Courthouse, Ohio that uses chemical free, organic growing practices. They grow all their plants from seeds and do all their harvesting themselves in a truly family run operation.

On our menu: broccoli, Brussels sprouts, corn, delicata squash, green beans, parsnips, and potatoes.

RainFresh Harvests blends nature with technology to grow the freshest, most delicious, and nutritious food possible. Their green growing practices regenerate the soil, preserve natural resources, and produce foods responsibly.

On our menu: arugula, basil, jalapenos, mizuna, spearmint, strawberries, and winter squashes.

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Sunbeam Family Farm (organic) is focused on building a connection between soil, grower, and community. Talk with them if you want to geek out about soil remineralization, cover cropping, and minimal tillage. Or just enjoy the delicious and stunningly beautiful food produced when seeds meet a healthy soil ecosystem.

On our menu: arugula, beets, cabbage, carrots, celery root, cucumbers, fennel, eggplant, kale, lettuces, onions, potatoes, melons, tomatoes, and zucchini.

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Urban Farms of Central Ohio Urban Farms of Central Ohio, an initiative rooted in the Mid-Ohio Foodbank, is dedicated to transforming vacant sites in under-served neighborhoods into productive, sustainable urban farms that provide food insecure residents access to fresh, local produce, jobs and job training, and opportunities for civic engagement.

On our menu: basil, beets, carrots, garlic scapes, eggplant, jalapenos, kale, lettuces, parsley, onions, radishes, spinach, shishito peppers, swiss chard, tomatoes, and turnips.

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Yoder Family Farm Andrew Yoder, along with his family and their neighboring farms, has created a co-op with chem-free growing practices in central Ohio. They are on their way to organic certification.

On our menu: beets, bell peppers, blueberries, blackberries, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, corn, cucumbers, green beans, herbs, onions, potatoes, squashes, tomatoes, and zucchini.

other honored producers and partners:

Bonhomie Maple Syrup continues a five generation tradition of maple syrup production. They combine modern equipment and past experience to produce a consistent, high quality, award winning syrup. Bonhomie Maple Syrup sweetens many of our baked bites and dressings, and it’s one of the stars of our granola.

On our menu: pure Ohio maple syrup.

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Dan the Baker artisan breads are deftly created from 100{9ad31ae158b650ed4e677752a41c1b0b4b40e5f2320b36dc6fe7f8edddb5ef8d} organic grains, using the ancient method of sourdough fermentation. For most of his breads, he uses only wild leaven to raise the dough. This time-honored technique imparts a beautiful complexity and flavor to the bread, and yields easily digestible (and delicious) loaves.

On our menu: olive bread, sunflax multi-grain bread.

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Honey Run Farm Honey is a small family farm producing pure, raw, seasonal honey, herbal infused honey, bee pollen, handcrafted soap, and beeswax candles. We use Honey Run Farm honey to sweeten many of our sweets, our dressings, and honey-butter for cheddar biscuits.

On our menu: spring, summer and fall honey.

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Lake Erie Creamery is a small urban creamery in Cleveland, Ohio specializing in handmade goat and cow milk cheeses. Their feta adds the perfect, salty and creamy balance to many of our salads.

On our menu: goat feta and black pepper feta.

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Laurel Valley Creamery is a family farm in Southeast Ohio. They’re a grass based sustainable producer of grade A Jersey milk, and they use it to craft small batches of farmstead cheese.

On our menu: gruyere, cloverton, mozzarella and cheddar.

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Mackenzie Creamery produces all-natural, artisan cheeses. Their chevre shines in our sandwiches and crostini.

On our menu: chevre.

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Matija Breads makes classic Italian-style breads—all by hand. Some of our sandwiches and toasts use freshly made ciabatta from Matija Breads.

On our menu: ciabatta rolls and stirato.

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Shagbark Seed and Mill provides the best varieties of corn, dry beans, spelt, and amaranth from Ohio certified organic and chemical free farms.

On our menu: spelt berries and black beans.

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Snowville Creamery milk comes from beautiful, pasture grazed cows from a variety of breeds, including Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Friesian and Jersey cows. Since milk composition varies according to breed, their milk has a uniquely rich flavor.

On our menu: yogurt, creme fraiche, and cream.

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