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Local Producers

The Benefits of Supporting Local Producers and Agriculture

We at New Leaf Market Co-op believe in supporting local growers and producers. How do we define local? Items grown or produced within 200 miles. Look for Local Color signs to find the best local has to offer. Local products save energy and support our economy and community. Get to know the faces behind your favorite local products.

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Amberturtle's All-natural Body Care

About twenty years ago, Amber Turtle was told by doctors that she didn’t have long to live. She learned that she had multiple chemical sensitivities, and that there were ways to improve the quality of her life. She started on a wellness journey that has taken her out of the world of chemicals and into a natural, non-toxic one. Read Local Spotlight article.


Artie’s Tempeh

At their family tempeh shop in Gainesville, Art Guy and his father produce the finest, consistently firm, aromatically pleasing, dense tempeh. This tempeh is more similar to the original Indonesian product than the commonly available commercial tempeh. Artie’s Tempeh is not pasteurized. So when you use Artie's Tempeh, you’re buying a living food. Read Local Spotlight article.

Address: Gainesville, FL 32609
Phone: 352-384-9049


Bayhead Honey

Reno and Veona Plenge, owners of Bayhead Honey, bring many years of experience and stellar credentials to their business. After tasting their tupelo honey, you’ll agree that they’re not just your average master beekeepers. They have PHDs–Perfect Honey that is Delicious! Read Local Spotlight article.


The Beanery Roasters

Tom and Ellen Stevens started roasting coffee in the carport in 2004. With Tom's background as an environmental engineer, and Ellen's as an entrepreneur and economics professor, it wasn't long before The Beanery Coffee Roasters was moved to Williams Street in 2005, where we could expand the business to roast, cup, and blend some of the finest coffees in the world.

Address: 1009 1/2 Williams Street Valdosta, GA 31601


Blue Ridge Farm

Owner of Blue Ridge Farms Wayne Hawthorn has been providing produce to New Leaf Market since 2001. Blue Ridge Farms is a little different than your average farm. Instead of rows of cultivated plants stretching across the horizon, you’ll find greenhouses full of greens thriving in an aquatic environment. Wayne grows his crops using a popular hydroponic technique known as NFT—Nutrient Film Technique. Read Local Spotlight article.

Address: 804 Frank Smith Rd. Quincy, FL 32352


Bold Bean Coffee Roasters

Coffee is a process, beginning with farmers who grow it, and continuing on from there. Bold Bean Coffee’s small-batch, artisanal approach to roasting brings out the best flavor in each batch of beans.

Address: 2210 Corporate Square Blvd., Suite 5 Jacksonville, FL 32216
Phone: 904-855-1181
Email: shop@boldbeancoffee.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/BoldBeanCoffee


C&J’s Blueberries

You may not think of organic farming as something people stumble into, but you’d be wrong. C & J’s Blueberry Vineyard is living proof. Jim and Carol-Ann DeWulf, owners of C & J’s, found themselves facing retirement as accidental farmers. Read Local Spotlight article.

Phone: 386-216-3362


Deep South Honey

Deep South Honey's mission is to sell and promote natural Tupelo honey. This Florida favorite is created exclusively by bees in the Florida Panhandle. Read Local Spotlight article.

Address: 17 West Washington Street, Chattahoochee, FL 32324
Phone: 850-545-7968
Email: andrew.finch15@yahoo.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Deep-South-Honey/181156978598302?sk=info


Dreaming Cow Creamery

Kyle and Janelle Wehner created Dreaming Cow Creamery to provide high-quality, socially responsible dairy products using milk collected from their family's own grass-grazed, Jersey-cross herds. Read Local Spotlight article.

Address: 940 Magnolia Church Road, Pavo, GA 31778
Phone: 229-859-2677
Facebook: www.facebook.com/dreamingcow


Florida's Bounty

Florida’s Bounty was created because of the love owner Rebecca Posner has with local Florida treasures and the people who create them. She's excited to bring to you unique jams, jellies and spreads and knows you will enjoy them as much as she does.

Address: Live Oak, Florida
Phone: 850-445-0552
Email: floridasbounty@gmail.com

Full Earth Farm

Katie Harris and Aaron Suko established Full Earth Farm in 2009. They maintain two acres of market garden. Full Earth Farm is Certified Naturally Grown, a non government organic certification.
 
Address: Quincy, Florida
Phone: 850-567-1493
Email: fullearthfarm@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Full-Earth-Farm/104514892926007

 


Gayla's Grits

Being a local farmer, Kevin Shaw produces corn, cotton, peanuts, wheat and olives. In 1997, Kevin and his wife Gayla began grinding naturally grown white corn for personal consumption. After family and friends raved over their unique flavor, Kevin and Gayla decided to market Gayla's Grits. The meticulous steps taken to sustainably plant, nurture, harvest and mill the 100% natural white corn to produce Gayla's Grits are what makes them so special.

Address: Lakeland, GA
Phone: 229-316-3382
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gaylasgritsshawfarms?fref=ts


Georgia Olive Farms

Georgia Olive Farms, an agricultural cooperative formed in 2009, is the leading East Coast producer and marketer of olive trees and our own branded Georgia Olive Farms Extra Virgin Olive Oil. We invest in and continue to create systems for successful olive farming in the southeastern United States. Georgia Olive Farms, in 2011, conducted the first commercial harvest of olives east of the Mississippi River since the late 1800’s. Read Local Spotlight article.

Address: Lakeland, GA
Email: jason@georgiaolivefarms.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/georgiaolivefarms


Golden Acres Ranch

Fred and Bobbie Golden own and operate a small ranch in the panhandle of Florida. With care and pride, they raise Tennesssee Fainting Goats for pets, livestock and meat. They also raise Katahdin sheep for meat, chickens for free range eggs and provide healthy and attentive pet boarding. Read Local Spotlight article.

Address: 704 Barnes Road, Monticello, FL 32344
Phone: 850-997-6599
Email: bobbie.golden@gmail.com


Grassroots Coffee

Grassroots Coffee roasts each of their single-origin coffees in house, which means they can control the flavor profiles of each coffee. It’s a difference you can taste.

Address: 123 South Broad Street Thomasville, GA 31792
Phone: 229-226-3388
Email: info@grassrootscoffee.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Grassroots-Coffee/135250174073


Honey Pax

After going down many roads, siblings Julie and Jason realized their vision in HoneyPax. Convenience without compromise. Fussing over every detail of production, from harvest to packaging, was and still is our daily rigor. Obsessively pure honey to go is more than just a tagline to them. It's a core belief and ever present reminder that raw purity is worth the obsession.

Address: Tallahassee, FL
Phone: 850-692-3425
Email: julie@honeypax.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/HoneyPax/214225218611718


Hoover Farms

Organically grown and family owned. Hoover Farm protects the environment while it provides for the healthier you!

Address: 15715 40th Street Live Oak, FL 32060
Phone: 386-842-2000
Email: bhooverfarms@hotmail.com


Hot Pepper Dudes, LLC

Hot Pepper Dudes, LLC is a national award winning, Tampa-based Company born of a love of fresh and fiery ingredients. Owners Chris Billet, Jeff Toothman and John French began growing peppers for their own enjoyment, moved onto kitchen-developed sauces and currently have four commercially available ghost pepper products. Read Local Spotlight article.

Address: 10316 Millport Drive Tampa, FL 33626
Phone: 813.920.9872
Email: chris@hotpepperdudes.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Hot-Pepper-Dudes-LLC/150763468279966


KBH Farms

KBH Farms' cattle graze on open pasture, only and are never fed antibiotics, growth hormones, or steroids. To insure the sweetest and freshest grass at all times, owners Bryant and Kathryn Harvard practice rotational grazing in a stress-free environment.

Address: 9039 US Highway 19 South Thomasville, GA 31792
Phone: 229-226-1357


Kickin K Ranch

Kickin K Soap company makes all natural goats milk soap, using only essential oils to scent their soaps. All soap is made by the cold process method to protect the integrity of the goats milk. Read Local Spotlight article.

Address: Nashville, GA 31639
Phone: 404-713-2439
Facebook: www.facebook.com/KickinKSoap?ref=ts


Kurtz & Son's Dairy

Leslie and Bubba Kurtz, owners and operators of Kurtz & Son's Dairy, proudly produce non-homogenized milk and drinkable yogurt free of bovine growth hormone (rBGH). Read Local Spotlight article.

Address: 11805 193rd Rd Live Oak, FL 32060
Phone: 386-776-1038

 


Ladybird Organics

Ladybird Organics houses Monticello Vineyards & Winery, Florida's only organic farm winery. Cynthia Connolly owns this 55-acre organic farm just outside Monticello, where she has a vineyard, an orchard and a small chicken-and-egg operation. Read Local Spotlight article.

Address: Monticello Vineyards & Winery 1211 Waukeenah Highway Monticello, FL 32344
Phone: 850-294-WINE


Lake Seminole Farm

Lake Seminole Farm is a family owned mushroom farm located on the shores of Lake Seminole in Southwest Georgia. We began the farm in 2012 with the hope of producing high quality, nutritious, and naturally flavored Shiitake mushrooms in a sustainable way.
To demonstrate our commitment to delivering natural and organically grown shiitakes we went through the process of obtaining USDA Organic Certification. By using locally-sourced pesticide-free logs we grow our shiitake mushrooms using natural methods, free of pesticides, herbicides, or additives. All of the spawn we use to inoculate our logs is certified organic and not genetically modified and we only use trees that have not been treated with pesticides.

Address: 496 Booster Club Rd., Bainbridge, GA 39819
Email: lakeseminolefarmmushrooms@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lake.seminole.3


Lucky Goat Coffee

Owners Ben and Brooks Pautsch named Lucky Goat Coffee after Kaldi the legendary goat herder in 800AD whose goats ate coffee cherries, became euphoric and started dancing. Their roasts are designed by hand, and use Certified Organic Fair Trade beans. Read Local Spotlight article.

Address: 1512-3 Capital Circle SE Tallahassee, FL 32301
Phone: 850-422-0300
Facebook: www.facebook.com/LuckyGoatCoffee?sk=app_213370065347337


Mangrove Soap Company

Started in early January 2012, Mangrove Soap Co. is made up of mother Michelle Palmer and daughters Jeanette Morin and Taylor Palmer. Together they craft, creating handmade vegan soaps and a variety of other moisturizing products out of their home.
 

Address: Tallahassee, FL
Phone: 850-728-2889
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MangroveSoapCo?ref=br_tf


McClellan Organics

I once asked a friend of mine who loves fishing what his favorite fish was and he replied, “The one I just caught.” I can say the same for vegetables—my favorite is the one I just picked, fresh from my garden. The farmers at McClellan love to see how quickly they can move produce from their fields to you, the consumer. Read Local Spotlight article.

Address: Cairo, GA


Moksa Organics

Haskell and Melanie Martin have created a clean revolution. No more bulk packaging, wasted materials, lists of ingredients a mile long that few people can pronounce, or ingredients and packaging that contribute to environmental hazards or questionable ethics. Enjoy your shower. Love your soap.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/moksa.organics


Nellie's Sweet & Sassy BBQ Sauce

Nellie’s Sweet & Sassy sauce has humble beginnings in the small northwest Florida town of Quincy.  The dream started with one family’s love of great food and good times.  Monk Miller, founder of Nellie’s Sweet & Sassy, had a dream to take his BBQ sauce recipe and turn it into a household name.  So he got his family together and Nellie’s Sweet & Sassy was created. Monk named his sauce Nellie’s Sweet & Sassy as a blend of both the old and young versions of the women who held the name “Nellie." Read Local Spotlight article.

Address: Quincy, FL
Phone: 850-627-7746
Email: info@nelliesbbqsauce.com


Ocheesee Creamery

Dairy farmers Paul and Mary Lou Wesselhoeft are not new to the dairy business, but their new venture has a hint of the old. Ocheesee Creamery offers milk in recyclable glass bottles and homemade butter. Read Local Spotlight article.

Address: Blountstown, FL
Phone: 850-674-1573
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Ocheesee-Creamery/186371061287?v=wall


Orchard Pond Organics

Orchard Pond Organics is a diverse organic farm with the goal to provide their customers with fresh, locally grown, organic food at affordable prices. Orchard Pond Beef is 100% grass-fed, which is more nutritious and contains less total fat and calories than non grass-fed beef. Read Local Spotlight article.

Address: 500 Orchard Pond Road Tallahassee, FL 32312
Phone: 850-591-5766, CSA Information
850-276-9135
Facebook: www.facebook.com/people/Orchard-Pond-Organics/100000671118482?v=wall


PB2 Powdered

Bell Plantation was founded in 1991 by J.C. and Jo Bell as an agricultural research company. Spurred on by the need to improve profitability for family farmers, Bell Plantation is devoted to rethinking the uses of traditional farming products. Key to the company's goals is the development of consumer-ready products from commodities grown on the farm. And that’s how PB2 was created – an excellent answer to a significant peanut surplus. When you buy Bell Plantation products you’re choosing flavorful, healthy innovation that’s good for you, your family, and for America’s family farms.

Address: Tifton, GA 31793


Pensacola Bay Brewery

Once upon a time, two guys who had never met, had a glass of beer. Who knew that years later their love of beer would bring them together. Elliott Eckland and Mark Robertson started this journey in 2009. In October 2012 they opened the doors of the Pensacola Bay Brewing and mix a little Florida history in each pint.

Address: Pensacola, FL
Phone: 850-434-3353
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pbbrew?ref=ts&fref=ts


Pita Queen

At the age of 14 Israel Artzi fell in love with Yocheved. Their lives together brought them from Isreal to Thomasville, Georgia where home gardening eventually turned into Artzi Vegetables. Pita Queen now adds organic hummus, fresh pita bread and assorted dips to their long list of delicious products. Read Local Spotlight article.

Address: Thomasville, GA
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ArtzVeggies?fref=ts


Raley's Confectionary

Wes Raley combines modern flavors with ancient techniques to create the most delicious and unique handmade candy in the world.

Address: 114 All Saints Street, Tallahassee, FL
Email: wes@raleysconfectionary.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/RaleysConfectionary


Really Good Soap

Really Good Soap began as a home-based project designed to teach children the art and chemistry of soap making. Now available at New Leaf Market, all Really Good Soap products are crafted from a 100% blend of pure natural vegetable oils.

Phone: 850-510-1899
Email: mailcascott@gmail.com


Red Hills Grazers

Located two miles from the historic Suwannee River, Red Hills Grazers is home to over 150 Red Ranger heritage broiler chickens and over 300 Rhode Island Red and Barred Rock egg layers, free ranged and rotationally grazed using holistic management practices on over 60 acres.

Address: Live Oak, FL


Rose’s Botanicals

Hand-made on our little farm in Sopchoppy, Florida, each soap is made with love. Made from the purist of cold pressed oils, essential, fragrance oils and all natural ingredients.

Address: 434 Pullback Road Sopchoppy, FL
Phone: 850-962-1014
Email: RoseBotanicals@embarqmail.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001557531011


Sauce Boss

Bill Wharton has been making hot sauces for family and friends for years. Twenty-seven years ago he was persuaded to go into business. And now his “Liquid Summer” hot sauces are a must-have for customers all over the Tallahassee area. Read Local Spotlight article.

Address: 2873 Saint Augustine Road Monticello, FL 32344
Phone: 850-997-4359


SeaBreeze Winery

Supplied by Kyotee (Coyote) Vineyards, located 35 miles northwest of Panama City Beach in Bruce, FL, SeaBreeze Winery produces award-winning muscadine wines.


Southern Craft Creamery

All of Southern Craft Creamery ice cream is made with milk from family owned dairy, Cindale Farms. In return for the special care and attention they provide for their cows, they provide them with milk to make their ice cream. 


Southern Craft Creamery ice cream, sorbets, and sherbets are made with as many local ingredients as possible. They strive to create interesting flavors that accentuate the fresh, local ingredients. As local farmers they we want to support local farmers. There are numerous unique, top-quality ingredients grown/harvested right here in the Florida Panhandle. Southern Craft Creamery showcases them alongside local milk. 

Address: 4439 Franklin Street, Marianna, FL32448
Email: info@southerncraftcreamery.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SouthernCraftCreamery/info

Southern Seafood

Southern Seafood unloads boats daily from local fisherman to supply the southeast with the freshest seafood available. Whether it's fresh caught grouper and snapper, hand picked crab meat, stone crabs, fresh gulf shrimp or Apalachicola oysters, they're your source for the finest seafood in the south.

Address: Tallahassee, FL


 

Spring Song Farms

Every Tuesday since 1989, Jeff Baptist has been delivering freshly-harvested organic produce to New Leaf Market with a smile. With over of 30 years of organic farming experience, Jeff's philosophy is quality over quantity. Read Local Spotlight article.

Address: P.O. Box 1675 Alachua, FL 32616
Phone: 352-262-3002

 

SRSLY chocolate

SRSLY choclate is a small bean to bar chocolate maker based in Tallahassee, Florida led by founder Bob Williamson. SRSLY chocolate is pretty seriosy about their chocolate, but it doesn't start or stop at the chocolate bar. They're committed to using organic and fair trade cacao that has a positive influence on growers and the earth. Read Local Spotlight article.

Address: 114 All Saints Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301
Phone: 850-228-3057
Email: srslychocolate@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SrslyChocolate?fref=ts


Smith Family Dairy Farm

The Smith family has been raising goats for 14 years and specialize in hand crafted artisan goat milk cheeses: chevre cream cheese in plain, pineapple pecan, ranch, French onion, and tomato basil, plain feta, tomato basil feta and fresh mozzarella. Smith Family Dairy Farm goats are free ranged on pasture as well as seasonal grasses such as oats, rye grass and millet. And they do not use hormones or antibiotics on their lactating does. They pride themselves in making healthy, delicious, all-natural products you will feel good about having in your home.

Address: 528 John Vickers Rd, Norman Park, GA
Phone: 229-429-9828 or 229-798-5626
Email: smithfamilydairyfarm@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Smith-Family-Dairy-Farm/284621271679682


St. Andrews Bay

Michael James has been refining cheeses for years and first introduced St. Andrews Bay Cheese to the coastal towns of Northern Florida about 5 years ago. St. Andrews Bay aged and smoked cheeses are 100% all natural, contain no artificial milk hormones, and are rBST/rBGH free. Their naturally organic hardwoods (hickory, maple, oak) are gathered from three private forests—no chemical sprays or chemical fertilizers. 

Address: Havana, FL
Phone: 850-627-7910

 

Super Soup Mix

 

After years of preparing these herbal soups for friends, owner Kelly Green decided it was time to offer them to everyone. Read Local Spotlight article.

Address: Gulf Breeze, FL
Email: kelly@supersoupmix.com


Sweet Grass Dairy

Jeremy and Jessica Little operate a farmstead cheese operation, producing handcrafted fresh, soft-ripened and naturally-aged goat and cow cheeses in a healthful, humane environment. Read Local Spotlight article.

Address: 19635 US Hwy. 19N, Thomasville, GA 31792
Phone: 229-227-0752
Fax: 229-227-6170
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Sweet-Grass-Dairy/113605032002015?v=wall&ref=ts


T's Honey

Address: 8011 Smith Creek Rd. Tallahassee, FL 32310
Phone: 850-575-8898


Three Sons Bakery

Providing Tallahassee with the best home style baked goods in the area. I bake a variety of mouth watering Cookies, Layer Cakes, Cheesecakes and other "Delectable Delights" to suit any occasion.

Address: Tallahassee, FL 32312
Phone: 850-562-9855
Email: susan@threesonsbakery.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Tallahassee-FL/Three-Sons-Bakery/148150187580?v=wall&ref=ts


Ten-Speed Greens

Ten-Speed Greens is an urban farm in Tallahassee, Florida. They grow high-quality produce without chemical pesticides, herbicides, or fertilizers on a quarter acre in the Levy Park neighborhood. Ten-Speed Greens specialize in loose leaf salad greens in the cool season and tomatoes in the warm season. They are a carbon neutral business and deliver their produce by bicycle whenever possible.

Address: 400 W 6th Avenue, Tallahassee, FL 32303
Phone: 850-443-8590
Email: tenspeedgreens@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TenSpeedGreens


Touch of Nature

Touch of Nature is an eco-conscious based business. We offer a wonderful collection of natural products with a special touch of nature. We only use the highest quality ingredients and essential oils. All of our products use plant derived ingredients. We are educated in natural products for the body, for example, tea tree oil can clear up pesky acne, lemon soothes dry skin, and oatmeal can help calm and rid irritated skin caused by eczema. Our products are handmade and hand poured to ensure quality.

Address: 110 S. Hutchinson Ave. Adel, GA 31620
Phone: 229-896-4057
Email: touchofnaturewynne@gmail.com


Veronica’s Health Crunch

Veronica discovered the Health Crunch while training for the 2012 Great Floridian Ironman Triathlon. She was looking for a healthy snack that tasted great, while providing the essential nutrients and health benefits she needed in her training regimen. Now you can enjoy this delicious snack!

Address: Santa Rosa Beach, FL


Weeks Honey Farm

Family owned and operated by Sharon Weeks Crosby and her son Ray Crosby, Weeks Honey Farm has been in business for 50 years and has had four generations active in the business! All of Weeks Honey Farm honey is produce in America, strained, not filtered, with satisfaction guaranteed! Read Local Spotlight article.

Address: 900 Crosland-Scooterville Rd, Omega, GA 31775
Phone: 1-800-898-8846
Email: ray@weekshoneyfarm.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WeeksHoneyFarm


Wheeler Farm

About 20 miles south of Chipley, Florida, Robert Wheeler makes his home, which consequently is also his farm. In 1985, Robert purchased farmland and began carving his farm out of the woods and planting just enough to feed his family. As time went on he added more crops, more land, chickens, fruit trees, cows and horses. About six years ago, Robert decided to make the transition to a certified organic farm. Robert is now a certified organic farmer, providing New Leaf Market with fresh, fantastic varieties of seasonal specialties roughly once every two weeks. Read Local Spotlight article.

Address: 3158 Wheeler Lane Chipley, FL 32428
Phone: 850-638-8984


 

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