The Produce Department has a long history of working with local farmers of certified organic and eco-logical (formerly known as uncertified organic). We always choose the closest sources, like concentric rings, from the rhubarb delivered by foot from across the street, to local and state, US, and then other countries. We include these locations on our signs to give customers knowledge of where their food is coming from. Blue ‘local’ signs are a clear indication to the many localvores in our area that these products meet their needs.
Providing local and regional products facilitates the fulfillment of our mission, which is:
The UVFC Produce Staff works together as a team to provide the best quality fresh food to our Co-op Community.