Buy Fresh. Buy Local!

Buy fresh buy local

Since our beginning in 1947, Martin’s Super Markets has had partnerships with local growers, farmers and producers. We continue that commitment today by featuring locally produced products throughout our stores. Products grown, raised or directly produced in Northern Indiana and Southern Michigan are identified with a “Buy Fresh. Buy Local.” designation for your convenience. We strive to be our communities’ best and most accessible resource for locally produced food products.  See below for a list of our current “Buy Fresh. Buy Local” partners. 

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Meat Department

INDIANA PACKERS CORP.
Delphi, Indiana

For the finest, best-tasting, full line of pork products, the Indiana Kitchen brand is crafted on one simple principle: Local is fresher is better.

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OSSIAN SMOKED MEATS
Ossian, Indiana

Ossian meats are made from only the finest ingredients and are hardwood smoked for a distinctive, old-fashioned flavor.

MILLER’S AMISH COUNTRY POULTRY
Orland, Indiana

A company of dedicated, faithful people producing naturally grown poultry in an ethical and efficient manner for consumers who appreciate wholesome, great-tasting food.

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MAPLE LEAF FARMS (ALSO MILFORD VALLEY FARMS)
Leesburg, Indiana

Since 1958, Maple Leaf Farms has been producing innovative, value-added duck products of unequaled quality.

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MISHLER PACKING CO.
LaGrange, Indiana

Quality meats from Northern Indiana’s Amish country.

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Bakery Department

MARTIN’S BAKE SHOPPE
Mishawaka, Indiana

Martin’s donuts, cakes, large cupcakes, select cookies, crème pies, French bread, cinnamon rolls, hot dog and hamburger buns are all made at our Central Bakery facility in Mishawaka, Indiana.

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Deli Department

RENY PICOT
Benton Harbor, Michigan

For over a decade, a leader in the American specialty cheese market, thanks largely to signature products such as Brie and Camembert.

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DAS DUTCHMAN ESSENHAUS
Middlebury, Indiana

Owners and founders Bob and Sue Miller share products that showcase the time-honored tradition of sharing a meal together.

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Flower Market

GLADIOLAS
Michigan

Gladiolus from the fields of Michigan state are cut fresh and shipped to our stores in season.

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Produce Market
(Items seasonally vary per supplier)

ADKIN BLUE RIBBON
South Haven, Michigan

Adkin Blue Ribbon Packing Company, founded in 1952, is one of the largest grower / packers of cultivated blueberries in Michigan.

ANONYMOUS AMISH FARMERS
Middlebury, Indiana

Small, Amish farm families in Northern Indiana grow and sell their specialty crops directly to Martin’s Super Markets’ Director of Produce, Ed Osowski.

ANONYMOUS FARM
Dowagiac, Michigan

For years now, a local Michigan farmer has supplied Martin’s with a springtime favorite, local asparagus.

THE BLUEBERRY STORE
South Haven, Michigan

The Blueberry Store is located in South Haven, Michigan and specializes in all things blueberry!

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CLEARSPRING PRODUCE AUCTION
LaGrange, Indiana

Independent growers combine during the Midwestern growing season so that retailers may market their harvests.

DAVE PAGEL PRODUCE
Benton Harbor/Berrien Springs, Michigan

This family farm is located on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan, which provides a moderated micro-climate ideal for growing a wide variety of produce.

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GARWOOD ORCHARDS
LaPorte, Indiana

A family-owned orchard and grower specializing in apples, cider, sweet corn and autumn squash.

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KERCHER’S SUNRISE ORCHARD
Goshen, Indiana

Specializing in the bounty of northern Indiana orchards, especially the Midwest’s favorite – fresh apples!

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LANEY HONEY
North Liberty, Indiana

Laney Honey is unpasteurized, unfiltered and minimally processed.

MARIO’S SALAD DRESSING
Elkhart, Indiana

Mario’s Catering has bottled its signature salad dressing, and it’s available to you in our Produce Market.

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SHILLING’S
EauClaire, Michigan

Schilling Farms Cold Storage specializes in deciduous tree fruits. It was established in 1978.

VITE FARMS
Buchanan, Michigan

This farm is renowned for its delicious cream & sugar sweet corn and fresh picked green beans.

YODER POPCORN
Topeka, Indiana

In 1936, Rufus Yoder started growing popcorn on his family farm, the rest is local history.

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Grocery Department

CLAEYS CANDY
South Bend, Indiana

Three generations of Claeys Family Candy Makers have been satisfying consumers with their delicious confections: Chocolate Charlie, Old Fashion Sugared Hard Candies, Gourmet Fudge and many more.

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SOUTH BEND CHOCOLATE COMPANY
South Bend, Indiana

With 17 locations in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio, South Bend Chocolate Company is the fastest growing chocolate company in the nation. The chocolate factory is location on Sample Street in South Bend.

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CARBON’S GOLDEN MALTED
South Bend, Indiana

Like many companies with a long and proud heritage, the F.S. Carbon Company had a humble beginning.  The year was 1937 in Buchanan, Michigan.  Fred S. Carbon had a simple idea.  Mix malt and some special ingredients into pancake and waffle flour and make a better batter.  Customers loved it and soon Carbon’s was on the road to success.

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BEN’S SOFT PRETZELS
Elkhart, Indiana

Ben’s Soft Pretzels was founded in early 2008 by a local business man, Brian, a local pretzel fanatic, Scott, and a local Amish Baker, Ben.  Brian and Scott took the old Amish/Dutch recipe that Ben and his wife had perfected and brought it to the public as Ben’s Soft Pretzels, LLC.  Ben has been baking pretzels and other Amish baked goods for years and is a 3rd generation Amish baker. 

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STEVE’S GOURMET CONFECTIONS
Elkhart, IndianaSteve’s Gourmet Confections opened on Bristol Street in Elkhart, Indiana in 2007. The company’s original mission was to make delicious, quality chocolates for locals to enjoy. Since then, the company’s product line has expanded, and includes distribution to select local retailers, including Martin’s.
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Dairy Department

MARTIN’S
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Some Martin’s brand dairy products are processed to our exacting specifications by local processors. Local products include Teas and Sweet Teas; Milks/liquid and cultured products (sour cream, cottage cheese); ice creams are NOT local.

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PRAIRIE FARMS
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Farmer-owned Prairie Farms Dairy has provided the freshest, highest quality dairy products for over 70 years. Local products include Teas and Sweet Teas; Milks/liquid and cultured products (sour cream, cottage cheese) only; Prairie Farms ice creams are NOT Local.

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DEANS
Rochester, Indiana

A dynamic company with an entrepreneurial spirit, they are the country’s largest processor and distributor of dairy products, while sourcing raw ingredients from local dairy farms. Local products include Sweet Teas and Teas; Milk/liquid and cultured products; Teas and Sweet Teas; ice creams are NOT Local.

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Frozen Foods

NORTH STAR FROZEN NOVELTIES
West Lafayette, Indiana

North Star Frozen Treats are proud to provide a full line of over 100 novelties and frozen dairy treats, including single serve and bulk novelties.

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