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Category Archives: Meet Our Farmers
We are pleased to announce another delivery of Certified Organic, 100% Local, grown with love plants for you to add to your gardens this year. Grower Jim Louro delivered some amazing babies today, which will be beautiful in your home Organic garden. Stop out front to see the selection. Not only do we have awesome Organic herbs like Lavender, Moroccan Mint, and Rosemary, but also Summer crops like cucumbers, San Marzano plum tomatoes, bush green beans, summer squash, and Big Delicious tomatoes, which are consistently the World Record holder for largest tomato grown! Stop out front to see our selection. It is constantly being added to. Also check out the custom garden cart, and small crate herb gardens… they are beautiful! We will keep you up to date with new additions.
Savoie Farms is a family-owned and operated farm in Williamstown, NJ that has been certified organic by the New Jersey Department of Agriculture since 2007. They produce a wide variety of heirloom vegetables, including a diverse selection of potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, squashes, herbs, and salad greens.
Meet Regina Gentile, one of our favorite Local Organic farmers. She has been farming since she was around five years old. Learning quickly from her grandmother, who was known throughout Italy for her incredible eggplant, string beans, and not to mention her San Marzano tomatoes.
Regina’s Grandfather wanted to start a business in America so he sold the farm in Italy and lead his family to Freehold, NJ. It was there that Regina would be called on as a child to help her grandmother in the garden- learning early on that Organic is best not only for the crops, but also the environment, and the consumer. Continue Reading
This week at Nature’s Corner we are excited to feature Muth Family Farm. Bob and Leda Muth provide us with Local, Fresh, Organic Sungold tomatoes, bi-color corn, red chard, and many other amazing seasonal veggies. The farm is certified Organic and has been heralded as one of the most sustainable farms in the Mid-Atlantic reigon. Read more about the Muth Family and their wonderful farm.
July is National Blueberry Month! What better way to celebrate than to feature one of our Fresh, Local, Organic farms. Less than 80 miles from us, Little Buck Organic Farms provides us here at The Corner with the most delicious blueberries we have ever tasted. Located in the heart of the Pine Barrens, Little Buck Organics spends their busy days harvesting the perfect pints of blueberries for The Corner and our customers. Edible New Jersey Magazine wrote this wonderful story about the Condo Family and we are happy to bring this story to you.
It is our great pleasure to feature one of our favorite people, Farmer Frank Leader from Egg Harbor, NJ. He and his dog Rudy (who by the way will ONLY eat organic veggies) are a dynamic duo that provide our store with locally grown, fresh organic produce.
Did you know every million food dollars spent on commercial big agriculture creates 3 jobs in the market? Now compare that with local farming where the same money creates thirteen new jobs! That’s right, we all know local food is fresher and helps us reduce our carbon footprint. We also hear a lot of talk about how local agriculture strengthens our economy and now we have the numbers to back it up. Continue Reading
At Nature’s Corner, we’re committed to local food. It’s only fitting then, that our first field trip was to Lima Family Farm in Hillsborough, New Jersey, producers of our local, farm-fresh, organic free-range eggs. Continue Reading