Local Grow­ers

Fresh fruits and veg­eta­bles have a per­sonal and dis­tinc­tive place of ori­gin.

Inde­pen­dent & small scale fam­ily farms con­tribute to our regional abun­dance and land­scape with a wide vari­ety of fresh, peak of sea­son pro­duce.

Check out some of our notable farmer pro­files to see who’s grow­ing your food.


Symms Fruit Ranch

In 1914, R.A. Symms came to Idaho from Kansas and founded Symms Fruit Ranch. The ranch began as an eighty acre home­stead 30 miles west of Boise in Sunny Slope. Eight acres of fruit trees were planted then.

Today, Symms Fruit Ranch is a 5,000 acre diver­si­fied farm man­aged by the fourth gen­er­a­tion of the Symms Fam­ily & located in the unique Sunny Slope area along the Snake River. Apples, pears, cher­ries, apri­cots, peaches, nec­tarines, plums, wine grapes, onions, for­age, seeds, grains, and cat­tle are pro­duced on the rich vol­canic soil over­look­ing the Snake River.

Symms Fruit Ranch is rec­og­nized as one of the Top 25 Grow­ers & Ship­pers of apples & stone fruits in the United States. Their prod­ucts are dis­trib­uted through­out the United States and exported to over 40 coun­tries worldwide.

Qual­ity, fla­vor, value and sus­tain­abil­ity are their hall­mark. The Symms fam­ily is proud to have sus­tained their oper­a­tion as grow­ers of the high­est qual­ity fruit in the world for 100+ years.