Hardie’s is proud to support our community by buying local products. We work closely with local farmers and food craftsmen to ensure food safety and sustainable farming practices to bring farm fresh produce to you at the peak of flavor. After all, locally-grown fruit and vegetables are exceptionally fresh with reduced food miles from farm to plate. Availability changes seasonally and from week to week.
Try Texas Blueberries Today!
Texas blueberries are back and in stock! We’re stocking fresh-picked local blueberries from Top of Texas Co-op in Emory, Texas while supplies last. This versatile berry can be added to anything; blueberries are perfect for baking, adding a tasty topping to salads or for eating alone as a refreshing summer snack!
As a family-owned business, Hardie’s wholeheartedly supports local farmers, and are committed to working with local growers and food craftsmen to bring you an abundant supply of bold, seasonal flavors, year round. Here are just some of the local growers:
Bella Verdi Farms
Black Gold Farms
Brazos Valley Cheese
Central Texas Specialty Growers
Color Spot Nurseries
Green Valley Food Corp.
Hill Country Olive Oil Co.
Indigo Produce Sales
Jacksonville Best Tomato
Sides Pea Farm
Top of Texas
Top O’ Texas
Val Verde Vegetable Co.
Winter Garden Produce
Greener Fields Together has two primary goals:
• To implement sustainability practices that will improve environmental impact
• To ensure the availability and safety of produce for food service and retail partners in all industry segments Participants
Greener Fields Together is a program for all supply chain partners, including local, regional and national farmers, Hardie’s and other PRO*ACT distributors, commercial and noncommercial food service customers and retail locations. We are proud to congratulate Bella Verdi Farms as GFT’s first certified grower. Bella Verdi is a longtime Hardie’s supplier of locally-grown, high-quality microgreens. Sustainability
“Sustainability” is managing the growing, handling and distribution of produce to ensure a long-lived, healthy and safe supply of products without causing severe or irreversible damage to the planet and its population. Greener Fields Together works with farmers to use sustainable farming practices and make continuous process improvements in food safety practices where possible. Why Greener Fields Together?
In the plainest terms; It’s the right thing to do. We and our partners have created a sustainability and food safety initiative that encompasses the entire produce supply chain, from national farms and processors, to small local farms, to distributors and food service operators and retail locations. We and our partners have created a sustainability and food safety initiative that encompasses the entire produce supply chain, from national farms and processors, to small local farms, to distributors and food service operators. Our mission is to foster continuous process improvement by all parties so that produce is handled in the most sustainable, safe and environmentally friendly manner from seed to fork.