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Wegmans to host Meet the Growers Weekend

Updated: 08/08/2014 8:08 AM
Created: 08/08/2014 6:04 AM WHEC.com

It's a chance to meet the people who grow your local produce.

Starting Friday, Wegmans will host a Meet the Grower Weekend. Shoppers will be able to meet the farmers who grow their produce and learn what it takes to get the fruits and vegetables from the farm to your table. Guests will also have a chance to sample some of the fruits and vegetables.

The event runs until Sunday.

Friday, August 8 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Eastway- Mason Farms, grower partners since 1992
Holt Road - Burnap Fruit Farms, grower partners since 1995
Irondequoit - Lagoner Fruit Farms, grower partners since 1982
Lyell Avenue - H.A. Maier Farms, grower partners since 1991
Newark - Gary Wells, grower partners since 2003

Saturday, August 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Brockport - Partyka Farms, grower partner since 1997
Calkins Road - Hurd Orchards, grower partner since 2002
Canandaigua - Benton Berries, grower partner since 2011
Chili-Paul - Whittier Fruit Farm, grower partner since 1992
Fairport - Mason Farms, grower partner since 1992
Geneseo - Heberle Farms, grower partner since 2002
Geneva - Benton Berries, grower partner since 2011
Latta Road - Brown's Berry Patch, grower partner since 1989
Marketplace - Whittier Fruit Farm, grower partner since 1992
Mt. Read - Kalir Enterprises, grower partner since 1998
Perinton - Honeysuckle Hill Organic Farm, grower partner since 2008
Pittsford - Wegmans Organic Farm, grower partner since 2007
Ridgemont - Brown's Berry Patch, grower partner since 1989

Sunday, August 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
East Avenue - Kirby's Farm Market, grower partner since 1992
Penfield - Bauman Farms, grower partner since 1992





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