Explore the Hub's Diversity of Farms
The Hub seeks to support producers in Lorain and six surrounding counties: Ashland, Cuyahoga, Erie, Huron, Medina, and Wayne. The map above indicates the location of the hub (green star), the local farms we source from (green pins), and our local buyers (blue pins). You can click on any pin for more information and link to their website (if applicable) or read on below for a list and description of each of our producers.
A & A Produce - Sullivan, OH
A & A produce has been growing organic produce for City Fresh, Heinen's, and Green Field growers for many years. Considered a pioneer in restoration agriculture, the owner is committed to understanding the complex relationship between soil microbial life, mineral abundance, and plant health.
Autumn Harvest - Wooster, OH
The Ladrach family - Beth and Marcus, with their sons Will and Ben - run this small, sustainable farm in Wooster, Ohio. Since 1946, the family-owned farm has produced grass-fed beef, pork, and chicken, along with organic seasonal produce. Check out their video, which features Marcus's folksy fiddle and accordion music!
Black River Organic Farm - Wellington, OH
Black River Organics is a 42 acre certified organic specialty crop farm. At one time the farm was a conventional dairy operation. Bought in 2006, the land was rented for conventional corn, soybean and wheat farming. It was then converted to certified organic and now grows fruits and vegetables/
Camp Road Farm -
60 acres of fields and growing, Camp Road Farm is among the largest growers of produce in the region, supplying numerous businesses in North East Ohio, including many in Oberlin. At just 34 years old, Camp Road Farm's owner is among the leaders of sustainable agriculture in the region.
Grim Farm - New London, OH
Owned by the Grim Family, this dairy farm is committed to keeping soil healthy for a rich taste in their products.
Valley City Fungi - Valley City, OH
John, a self-taught fungiculturist, grows several varieties of organic Shiitake and oyster mushrooms, along with other types of gourmet fungi. These are all grown in his incredible self-built farm, made from shipping containers.
Walnut Lane Farm
Located on County Rd 281, Walnut Lane is a thirty acre farm that supplies a wide variety of produce and livestock. The owners began transitioning to restoration agriculture in 2008 to participate as a City Fresh produce supplier. With the help of their 12 children, they are among the largest suppliers of sustainably grown produce in the network.