GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer last week announced plans to increase the amount of local produce it sources from Midwest farms by 5% this year. The company's Home Grown initiative involves sourcing and selling more than 75 different fruits and vegetables from 85 different farms near its stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky. Counting this year's program growth, nearly one-third of all produce sold by Meijer from May through September is grown on these farms. By building ...
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