David Buckler, Founder
Buckleberry Foods produces raw, vegan and gluten-free desserts. Located in Warren, Rhode Island, they put their creative minds behind crafting innovative foods like their individual, bite-size Buckleberry Truffles.
Chi Kitchen Kimchi
Minnie Luong, Founder
Chi Kitchen Kimchi, located in Providence, Rhode Island, creates delicious traditional and vegan kimchi. It was founded by chef and culinary educator Minnie Luong, who was born on a rice farm in Vietnam. After growing up on the U.S. East Coast with a foodie family, she decided to open her business — her way of connecting with family and culture.
Micro & Baby Greens
Lauri Roberts, Founder
Located in Exeter, Rhode Island, Farming Turtles produces micro- and baby greens available both cut and fresh-growing in soil, like a “mini-garden in a cup,” in their words. They grow wheatgrass not only for humans, but for pets, too. Farming Turtles is committed to bringing their delicious greens to the Rhode Island communities they love and beyond.
New Harvest Coffee
Rik Kleinfeldt & Paula Anderson, Cofounders
New Harvest Coffee was founded in 2000 with a single intention: making great coffee accessible to real people. Cofounders Rik Kleinfeldt and Paula Anderson originally opened up shop in a drafty shed on the site of the old Washburn Wire factory but have since moved to their new home in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, where they carefully roast and cup their coffee with their team.
RI Mushroom Co.
Exotic Varietal Mushrooms
Michael Hallock & Robert DiPietro, Cofounders
Located in West Kingston, Rhode Island, RI Mushroom Co. was formed in 2013. They cultivate and distribute exotic varieties of mushrooms in their controlled environment for propagation. They maintain a humidity of over 95% and a cool temperature — creating their many varieties including blue oyster, maitake and beech.
We Love Local
Loving our local growers, artisans, makers, entrepreneurs and producers is something that just comes, well, naturally. After all, our local community has been one of our most important ingredients — it's been that way since the doors opened to our very first store.