Local Vendor Spotlight

Vendor Profiles

Growing for a Greater Good at Next Barn Over

Now in its 13th season, Next Barn Over farm remains an important institution in our valley’s local food system, providing retailers, restaurants, and its Community Supported Agriculture [CSA] program members with a massive, often rotating variety of USDA-certified organic, seasonal produce while also advocating for food justice education and community development. They work hard to build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships that support everyone involved...

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It's Asparagus Season at D.A. Smiarowski Farms!

Within each new spear of asparagus that breaks ground across D.A. Smiarowski Farms' many acres of fertile farmland is a story; an intriguing and colorful history of food produced here in the Valley over the years. Every new crop represents the latest chapter in a saga that continues to grow even richer over the seasons, revealing time and again how far the story has come...

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The Charmed Life of Goats at Thomas Farm

People have long adored passing on stories featuring depictions of our animal friends with exaggerated, distinctively “human” qualities. Therefore, it is compelling to think that this concept is rooted in some form of truth as the story of Thomas Farm is no fable or fairy tale. Rather, it is the true story of a herd of farm goats who radiate charm and personality in unexpected—and yes—relatable ways...

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Back to our Roots with Sweet Roots Gardens

Owner Sara Coblyn began Sweet Roots Gardens out of a deep passion for gardening. Eventually, she felt an epiphany that would lead her to develop this love into a profession—a hope that she might bring a touch of the very nature that helped her find so much peace to the rest of her local community...

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P'Frogi by Irida: Authentic and Handmade!

Crafting that perfect batch of handmade pierogies can certainly prove challenging for those who are unfamiliar with the art, which is why we love that we can count on our good friend and longtime local vendor Irida Kakhtiranova to pull them off flawlessly every single time...

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