Our Local Partners
We partner with the best local farmers and artisans in Nebraska to bring you the finest quality foods. These are some of the hardest working, most passionate folks who love what they do and love to grow and create for you!
Read on to learn more about each artisan we work with!
Abie Vegetable People is a small farm located in Abie, NE. They are dedicated to growing the highest quality vegetables in the Midwest. Their farm is in the process of transitioning more land into certified organic production. With over 50 acres of row crops and now 2 acres of organic vegetables, we plan to grow the organic landscape in NE. Herbicides will NEVER be used on our farm.
BRIGHT HOPE FAMILY FARM
Bright Hope Family Farm strives to provide produce & cut flowers grown with ecologically integrity for our community. The farm is owned and operated by Lainey Johnson, with the help and support of her family. At our farm we work hard to improve the soil and environment. Our passion dwells in farming for future generations.
CLEAR CREEK ORGANIC FARM
Clear Creek Organic Farms in Spalding, Nebraska, has been in the Bernt family for over 125 years. They have always farmed with an organic mindset but weren’t certified until 2006. They believe that the health of the soil affects the health of everything and everyone that eats from it. The farm motto is “Producing healthy foods for healthy families!!!” So the understanding of the soil health has been a very important part for their family and farm.
Community Crops in Lincoln, Nebraska empowers people to grow food through education, advocacy and experiences. At the Prairie Pine Training Farm, they provide training, technical assistance and land access to beginning, immigrant and limited-resource farmers. Their goal is to help people create sustainable farm businesses to feed their families and their community. Prairie Pines currently has 10 farms in operation.
Daniels Produce raises only fresh market vegetables and strives to grow the very best produce for their customers out of Columbus, Nebraska. Currently they raise about 700 acres of fresh market vegetables with 2 out of 3 of their grown children. Specialties include their salsas and pickles made with products they grow. Other favorites are their fresh sweet corn and tomatoes.
GRAIN PLACE FOODS
We are incredibly lucky to have Grain Place Foods in Marquette, Nebraska. Their mission is to provide certified organic grain products that are grown and produced in an ecologically regenerative and socially responsible manner – with the conviction that how your food is produced does matter!
Ecological farming in Crete, Nebraska. We believe a thriving landscape produces healthy, delicious food. This means: encouraging a diversity of plants and animals;
integrating different species so they support each other's growth; perennial plant systems; and most importantly, building soil and storing water, carbon, and fertility on the farm.
imply Sunflower Oil comes from fresh sunflowers grown on Nebraska farms. These seeds are mechanically pressed using no chemicals or preservatives. Our goal is to offer you a versatile trans fat-free oil that is low in saturated fats. Simply Sunflower oil has excellent shelf stability and is a healthy alternative that can be used as a dressing or high quality frying oil.
BURBACH'S COUNTRYSIDE DAIRY
Lisa and Dean Burbach run their 150 head family dairy in Huntington, Nebraska. Their milk and cream are bottled in glass bottles to for the highest quality flavor and to reduce the environmental impact of wasteful packaging. Their dairy is delivered to our Members within a few days of milking; the freshest around!
DUTCH GIRL CREAMERY
We are thrilled to partner with our neighbor Charuth at Dutch Girl Creamery in Lincoln, Nebraska, to provide our Members with her award winning cheeses. Charuth and her husband Kevin produce hand-crafted artisan goat and cow cheese in their on farm cheese making plant. Get a sampling of all the cheeses they produce throughout the season!
CAPO DI TUTTO PASTA
Ninety percent of Capo di tutto Pasta ingredients are locally sourced! Including flour, eggs, veggies and herbs, much of which are grown by the owner herself in Lincoln, Nebraska. The pasta is made fresh weekly after being dried 24 hours. It is the freshest available pasta in town. Capo di Tutto Pasta offers a wonderful selection of fresh pasta, dried herbs, salts, pestos, meatball and much more!
Ensign Beverage is in the business of producing low sugar/no sugar non-alcoholic beverages as an alternative to the current ‘soda’ market. Based in Hastings, we currently feature their line of craft-made kombucha.
SPIRITUS VITAE BOTANICALS
Drink locally grown, caffeine-free herbal teas handcrafted by our neighbors Nicole and Paul in Martell, Nebraska. Each tin is approximately 15 cups of tea. Drink to your health and well being! Think hot tea in the fall, winter and spring and iced tea in the summer! We also carry their line of vinegars, lozenges, and syrups!