Locally grown products are a $20 Billion industry. Most industry analysts agree that there are three significant trends in fresh produce in 2019: Local, Organic, and Knowing your Farmer. For an expanding segment of people, the grower’s story is equally important to the product. Grown Where It Matters engages through storytelling by the farmers of the Side Delights® brand of fresh potatoes, the passion that goes into growing, harvesting, packaging, and the role sustainability plays in farming.
Michael Family Farms, Ohio
The story of fresh potato farming as told by Kyle Michael and Kathy Michael-Sponheim, 4th-generation potato farmers of Michael Family Farms, Urbana, Ohio.
Mack Farms, Florida
The story of fresh potato farming as told by Chandler Mack, owner and second-generation farmer of Mack Farms, Lake Wales, Florida.
Sun-Glo of Idaho
The story of fresh potato farming as told by siblings Cade Crapo and Jill Crapo-Cox, 5th-generation potato farmers, and owners of Sun-Glo of Idaho, Sugar City, Idaho.
NoKota Packers, North Dakota
The story of fresh potato farming as told by Kelly Grotte, 3rd-generation potato farmer, and owner of MG Farms, a grower for NoKota Packers, Buxton, North Dakota.
Sterman Masser Potato Farms, Pennsylvania
The story of fresh potato farming as told by Dave Masser, 8th-generation potato farmer, and owner of Sterman Masser Farms, Sacramento, Pennsylvania.
Basin Gold Cooperative, Washington
The story of NW potato farming as told by Troy Betz, owner of Bud Rich farm, a member of Basin Gold Cooperative, Pasco, Washington.