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Buy Local. Eat Local.

By Heinen's Produce Department

Always support local farmers. That’s our philosophy. From the very beginning, we’ve made it a point to seek out and establish relationships with local growers and farmers to ensure that, during the growing season our produce departments are packed with the best produce grown in our backyards. To this day, we take great pride in our ever-expanding selection of locally grown […]

Great Lakes Growers – Always Growing Local

By Heinen's Produce Department

Over the years, we have established relationships with local family farms of all shapes and sizes, including an ever-growing network of more than 100 Amish farmers, that provide us with the best quality produce from right down the road throughout the growing season. Red Oakleaf Lettuce Delicious, ruffled leaves play nicely with any salad. But […]

Meet the Family Behind Stemilt World Famous Fruits

By Heinen's Produce Department

I’m excited to introduce you to Stemilt, a new partner in our produce department. Owned and operated by the Mathison family, Stemilt grows apples, pears, cherries, and stone fruits in Washington State. You’ll see Stemilt’s Lil Snappers kid-sized fruits and signature apple variety, Piñata, in Heinen’s stores this month. Stemilt’s story is similar to Heinen’s, […]