Produce

At the heart of healthy eating are fruits and vegetables, and at the heart of our store you’ll find an abundance of organic produce. Our selection includes local, specialty, and seasonal items. We work with dozens of farmers in Southeastern Pennsylvania who practice sustainable agriculture and social responsibility. We define local as 100 miles from our distribution center in Downingtown, PA and demonstrate our commitment to local, sustainable agriculture through our partnership with the Pennsylvania Association of Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) and other agricultural organizations. Shop our Weekly Organic Produce Sales.

Produce Department Kimberton Whole Foods

You’ll Find

  • Organic fruits and vegetables
  • Fair trade tropical fruits
  • Heirloom produce from local farms
  • IPM tree fruit from local orchards
  • Fermented vegetables and cold-pressed juices

Key Terms

What Is IPM?
We’re all familiar with the difference between a “certified organic” product and a “conventional”, or non-organic one. But do you know what it means when produce is labeled “IPM”?
Compost 101
Compost is one of those buzzy gardening words that we know, however vaguely, is a good idea, both for the environment and as a general practice. But, why exactly? And what is compost anyway?
Bux-Mont Hydroponics, Telford, PA – 28 Miles
Bux-Mont Hydroponics is located in Telford, PA on a family farm. Bux-Mont supplies our six Kimberton Whole Foods stores with beautiful, fresh lettuce all year long. We recently had the chance to catch up with owner Tim Gehman to learn more about his operation.
Why Buy Organic?
For Kimberton Whole Foods, these labels are not about keeping up with trends, or clever marketing: we are fighting for the safety and sustainability of our food system. So, why buy organic? And why look for the USDA Certified Organic label? Here are 8 solid reasons.
Two Gander Farm, Downingtown, PA – 2 miles
Two Gander Farm is a 10-acre family farm operated by Trey and Deirdre Flemming. This husband and wife team has been running the farm together since 2010. Their farm is located within a beautiful 260-acre preserve owned and managed by the Brandywine Conservancy.
Avoiding GMOs Aisle by Aisle
Explore our aisle by aisle guide for pointers that will help put you on the path to GMO-free shopping.
Behind the Scenes: Our Produce
Our Produce Category Manager recently toured some of the California farms that supply our stores with fresh organic produce.
Weaver’s Orchard, Morgantown, PA – 14 Miles
Weaver’s Orchard is a four-generation farm located in Berks County, PA. Their preservative-free apple cider is pressed from September through May.
Esbenshade’s Greenhouses, Lititz – 30 Miles
Esbenshade’s Greenhouses are family owned and operated in Lititz, PA. This local business provides us with the highest quality seasonal plants.
Frecon Farms, Boyertown, PA – 23 Miles
Established in 1944 in Boyertown, PA, Frecon Farms has been growing locally for 70 years. Visit the KWF blog to read our full interview with Steve Frecon.
Paradise Organics, Paradise, PA: 18 Miles
On 5 acres of lush, green farmland in Paradise, Pennsylvania, work begins at sunrise for Chris Petersheim, owner of Paradise Organics.
Lancaster Farm Fresh Cooperative, Lancaster, PA – 32 Miles
Lancaster Farm Fresh Cooperative and its farmers are driven to provide high quality, locally grown and raised products, while staying focused on the small family farm.
What Is Jackfruit?
This tropical fruit's texture, versatility and abundance of vitamins and minerals makes it an excellent meat alternative.
Mad Dog Farm, Bloomsburg, PA – 74 Miles
Mad Dog Farm is a small diversified and sustainable farm located in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. Black garlic is made on-farm from our sustainably grown garlic. It’s heat fermented...
Lady Moon Farms, Chambersburg, PA – 105.2 miles
“Lady Moon Farms started in 1988 with 5 tillable acres and a dream”. Owner Tom Beddard had a dream to change the world by growing...
Jacob’s Raw: Palm, PA – 29.5 miles
Introducing Jacob's Raw Cultured Tonics, packed with organic produce, these nutritional tonics are the perfect immunity boost!
Pennsylvania Grown Winter Squash
Autumn's harvest brings a variety of versatile and vibrant winter squash, organically grown from local Pennsylvania farms.
Subarashii Kudamono, Coopersburg, PA: 39.5 Miles
Locally grown and hand selected gourmet Asian Pears from the Lehigh Valley.
Mother Earth Organic Mushrooms, Landenberg, PA – 15.5 Miles
Mother Earth Organic Mushrooms has been family owned & operated since 1919 and is celebrating its 25th year of organic mushroom production.
True Leaf Microgreens
If you are trying to “shop small,” microgreens might be an ideal place to start. True Leaf Microgreens, owned and operated by Eric Franks...
Reasons to Celebrate Citrus this Winter
We can’t get enough citrus fruit this winter! Citrus fruit is commonly associated with summer dishes and recipes because of its refreshing, juicy texture and bright tangy flavors, but did you know that citrus is in season during the winter months? And for good reason...