These days, you are probably more health conscious than ever before. With goals of eating right and staying fit, you need look no further for the best, farm-fresh produce. We have gone to great lengths to carry only the finest fruits and vegetables and to deliver them to you in the same excellent condition as when they were picked.
Here at Dan's we have also been working hard to provide you with a greater variety of organic produce at prices you can still afford.
Our Local Farmers
In 1902 Bangerter farms started when Nicklas Bangerter purchased 10 acres for a family farm in Bountiful, Utah. The farm continues today with Alan Bangerter and his sons managing the family business. Bangerter Farms has grown some of the state's best corn, radishes, zucchini and other vegetables for six generations.
Castle Valley Greenhouses
Castle Valley Greenhouses have raised tomatoes hydroponically for many years. It all started in 1980 when Russell Christensen discovered 220 degree water while drilling an irrigation well. Shortly after, he built his first greenhouse in Newcastle, Utah using the water to heat the greenhouses. In 2006, four of his grandsons purchased the business and added greenhouses that now cover more than an acre.
Carlos Chavez grew up on his family's farm in Mexico and has been farming most of his life. He came to the U.S. in 1975 and began farming in Orem, Utah in 1992. He supplies local grocery stores with his fresh fruit and vegetables. Chavez farms main crops are cherries, peaches, apples, corn, tomatoes, peppers, zucchini, yellow squash and cucumbers.
Farnsworth Farms was founded in 1958, by John O. Farnsworth. He planted an apple orchard and in 1965 he purchased an apple press to make fresh-pressed apple juice. Today, Farnsworth Farms is run by Eric and Shelly Farnsworth Latham and they continue to make the same high-quality, 100% fresh-pressed apple juice.
As a third-generation farm family, the Favero's believe in agricultural life and are committed to growing the best produce around. Their farm is located in Ogden, Utah and they enjoy providing quality products, such as hay, pumpkins, gourds and winter squash.
Tony and Tina's Produce
Antonio Guerra started farming when he was just six years old in Mexico. He moved to Utah in 1975; and found work in Utah County working in orchards. Today, he farms in Santaquin, Utah producing tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, pumpkins, watermelon and berries. Growing produce is his passion and makes him happy. Tony and his wife Tina take pride in their produce and only provide our community the best.
Hartley's Best Onions
Hartley's Best Onions was started in 1978 by Blaine Hartley. Today it is owned and operated by Trent B. Hartley. They have locations in Salt Lake City, Syracuse and Corrinne, Utah and specialize in yellow, red, white and sweet onions and other various produce items.
Heirlooms and More
Darin and Jennifer Worden's great adventure began in 2011 when they decided to use their passion for growing heirloom produce to supplement the family income. They started growing specialty heirloom produce both in their back yard garden and on nearby land owned by family friends. In 2013, they purchased 25 acres in Elsinore where they now grow onions, carrots, beets; various species of heirloom popcorn, sweet and dent corn; and dry beans.
From the time he was a small boy pruning and picking his father's vegetables, Casey Houweling knew he wanted to be a farmer, but not a traditional one. Today, Houweling Tomatoes, located in Mona, Utah grows fresh tomatoes year-round. Houweling's utilizes state-of-the-art technology in their greenhouses that gives Utahns access to the freshest, best tasting, locally grown tomatoes regardless of season.
John Farms is owned and operated by David & Greg John, father and son, alongside them Greg's son Brett, Jake Stevenson and Regy Bardwell. For generations, they have been producing quality crops. Starting with sugar beets in the 1970s, Johns Farms produces an array of crops including corn, wheat, alfalfa, onions, watermelons, pumpkins, and sweet corn.
Kuwahara Farms is owned and operated by Roland Kuwahara. Roland's father started the farm in Murray, Utah in 1965 producing vegetables. In 1983 the family moved the farm to draper and has been raising tomatoes, lettuce, bell peppers, zucchini, cucumbers and other delicious vegetables ever since.
Layne and Kenny McFarland are proud to carry on the multi-generation farming tradition in West Weber, Utah that began in 1859. Layne started growing fresh market produce in 1987 and quickly became known for growing high-quality produce. Layne and Kenny now farm over 200 acres and produce over four million pounds of fresh market vegetables every year. They specialize in growing sweet corn, onions, squash, and pumpkins for families across Utah.
For the past 80 years the McMullin family has been growing fruit in a beautiful valley in central Utah. McMullin Orchards now have their fourth generation working in the fruit business and have grown to over 900 acres in three locations in Utah County producing cherries, peaches, apples and more.
Mitchell Farms, located in American Fork, Utah is a third-generation family owned and operated farm. Their focus is on growing farm-fresh produce ranging from apples to berries.
Motta Farms was established in 1919 by Italian immigrant Steven Motta. He started with a 17-acre farm in Salt Lake City. In 1968, with sons, Dominick and Breeze, he moved his business to Layton, increasing the farm size to 100 acres. Garlic and chili pepper have been their staple crops for over 97 years.
Mountain Country Produce was started in 1997 around family, friends, hard work and quality products. Mountain Country is involved in all aspects of vegetable production. Mountain Country takes pride in providing many quality products such as sweet corn, watermelons, pumpkins and cantaloupes to local and western states market.
Mountainland Apples was formed as a grower cooperative in 1983. Growers in southern Utah County decided to work together and build a facility to provide up-to-date storage and packing capabilities. All of their farms are owned and managed by multi-generational families and grow most apple varieties along with sweet cherries, apricots, peaches and nectarines.
Mountain View Mushrooms
Mountain View Mushrooms is the largest producer of fresh mushrooms in the Intermountain West. They are a wholesaler whose primary customers are food service and retail outlets. They grow, harvest, package and distribute products from the rural community of Fillmore, Utah.
Nature Jims Sprouts
Nature Jim's Sprouts has an indoor hydroponic farm located in the beautiful Salt Lake Valley. The Reynolds family has grown sprouts and micro greens since the 1950s and is one of the oldest growers of sprouts in the United States. The farm has been run by three generations of family. They grow alfalfa, radish, broccoli, clover, wheat grass and three-bean mix.
It all started in 1909 when Hyrum Peterson purchased 200 acres in Taylor, Utah. He saw an advertisement in a magazine that farmers were starting vegetable transplants in a shoe box and thought to give this new concept a try. The sandy loam soil of Taylor made a beautiful seed bed and he found himself very successful. Ogden Bay is now in its fourth generation and currently grows over 100 acres of produce growing over 2.7 million pounds of produce across Northern Utah and surrounding states.
The Schmidt family has farmed in West Jordan, Utah since 1911. Grandpa Schmidt decided to settle there to raise his family on a farm. The family started raising a sweet corn and selling it on Redwood road to make some extra money. Richard Schmidt continues the tradition full time with his son Ryan and a group of great team members. They raise a variety of fresh produce including tomatoes, melons, pepper and pumpkins and sweet corn.
Stirling Fruit & Vegetable Co is a fifth-generation, Utah-family run farm and has been owned by the Stirling family for over 140 years. Their peaches, watermelon, cantaloupe and grapes are delivered to stores within hours after being picked.
Tagge Farms was founded in 1997 when Thayne and Cari Tagge bought their first orchard in Brigham City, Utah. Since then they have planted a wide variety of Willard Bay blackberries, cherries, raspberries, apricots, apples, plums, pears, and all types of vegetables and are proud to be a first generation farming family.
Thayns is a farm that began in the small town of Wellington, Utah. They grew hay, corn, barley and had cattle. After a move to Green River, Utah they expanded into that area's famous Green River Melons. The father and son operation includes help from grandchildren, daughters, and terrific hired help.
Vetere Melon Farm
Since Eisenhower was in office, the Vetere family has been growing melons in Green River, Utah. Jay Vetere started the farm in 1958 inspired by memories of his childhood when his father grew melons on the family farm. Jay Vetere set up a stand in town that is still operating more than 50 years later.
Urban Farm & Feed
Marty and Maryann Alston are the founders, farmers, and owners of Urban Farm & Feed. They have both been involved in family businesses and farming their entire lives. Their interest in growing food stems from their overwhelming love for working the land, and providing their family and yours quality, healthy food.
Andreas Vasquez was born in Mexico and was raised on his family's farm. He came to America in 1977 to grow produce in Orem, Utah. He has been growing produce for his farmers markets and others ever since. Some of the commodities he grows are: sweet corn, zucchini squash, yellow squash, chili peppers, bell peppers, tomatoes, tomatillos, jalapeno peppers, and carving pumpkins.