partners

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

Here are just a handful of the farm partners we work with now:

Bird’s Haven Farms is a family run farm in its 18th season located five miles north of Granville, Ohio. Through the use of high-tunnels we are able to get produce from them early in the spring and late into the fall. We serve and sell their corn, cucumbers, garlic, onions, peppers, sweet potatoes, rutabaga, squashes and zucchini.

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Dangling Carrot Farm is a sweet little plot of land, just south of Columbus. They grow a wide variety of organic crops with lots of love and passion. We serve many of their organic veggies, including sweet potatoes, eggplant, beets, tomatoes, peppers, 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. We proudly serve apples and strawberries from their farm.

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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 in the most responsible way possible. We serve many of their herbs and veggies, including basil, mint, jalapeno peppers, green zebra tomatoes, lacinato kale, and winter squashes.

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Rock Dove Farm specializes in technically demanding, high density, fast growing crops. They’re on a mission to produce the best quality, and best tasting vegetables in an environmentally responsible way. We serve fennel, leeks, greens, and herbs from their farm.

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Rhoads Farm Market has been providing Ohio with fabulous produce for over 50 years. And this family operation doesn’t stop with fruits and veggies – they also run a full garden center and landscaping service. We happily serve corn, peppers, strawberries, and peaches from their farm.

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Sunbeam Family Farm 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. We serve many of their organic veggies, including lettuces, kale, beets, tomatoes, carrots, rutabaga, turnips, Swiss chard, eggplant, celery root, onions, garlic, zucchini, melon, and peppers.

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Wayward Seed Farm Wayward Seed Farm strives to be an example of Ohio at its best. They work to select vegetable varieties that not only promote Ohio’s farming heritage, but bring the very best flavor to the table. We serve many of their organic vegetables, including potatoes, sweet potatoes, kohlrabi, carrots, rutabaga, beets, winter squashes, and shallots.

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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. Just this year, we’ve purchased peppers, eggplant, squash, zucchini, tomatoes, corn, beets, berries, cucumbers, green beans, onions, and herbs from them for our restaurant and grocery.

other fine folks:

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.

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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.

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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.

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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. At Little Eater, we’re big fans of their gruyere, cloverton, mozzarella and cheddar.

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

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

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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. When they are available, we use their 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. We use their yogurt, creme fraiche, and cream to add that richness to several of our dishes.

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