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FRESH From the GROWER to YOU for Healthy Family Eating
 
Locally sourced, freshly grown vegetables, eggs honey, maple syrup, pickles and jelly and jams and many more items giving you the confidence to feed your family the best, safest food. Summit Hill Growers takes pride in looking out for your family’s welfare!
 
Summit Hill Growers will provide you the freshest food in the area! We grow the tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, cucumbers, squash, string beans and garlic. We also raise the chickens that produce the eggs that we sell. So visit our store for a wide variety of produce including all the stuff we grow as well as many other vegetables and fruit as well.

ABOUT US

Summit Hill Growers was launched in 2016 by entrepreneur Matthew Switajewski, who recognized the need for fresh healthy produce in Cheshire, CT. With a mainly retail background, Summit Hill wholesales to other farms and restaurants.
 
On our farm we grow tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, cucumbers, squash, string beans and garlic. We also have chickens that produce eggs that we sell.  In our retail store we sell a wide variety of produce including all the stuff we grow as well as many other vegetables and fruit as well. Most products are sourced locally. We carry other items like honey, maple syrup, pickles and jelly and jams and many more items.
 
And its not just food! OPEN ALL YEAR: We also carry flowers like hanging baskets, mums, pumpkins and fall decor and stuff for the holidays, Christmas trees and wreaths etc.

Tomatoes

 

TESTIMONIALS

Plants in greenhouse

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: Why are fruits and vegetables important for your health?
A: Research has shown that eating more fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of getting cancer and other chronic diseases.
 
Q: How many fruits and vegetables should children be eating daily?  
A: Children are encouraged to eat five or more servings of fruits and vegetables per day.  
 
Q: How big is a serving size?  
A: 1 medium piece of fruit (about the size of a tennis ball)
1/2 cup fruit or vegetables (raw, cooked, canned or frozen)
1 cup of leafy salad greens
1/4 cup of dried fruit
3/4 cup (6 ounces) of 100% juice
 
Q: What types of fruits and vegetables are recommended?  
A: All fresh, frozen, dried or canned fruits and vegetables are acceptable, as long as they do not have sugars or fats added.  A diet with dried, frozen and canned fruits and vegetables can be just as nutritious as one with fresh fruits and vegetables.  
 
Q: What are some quick and easy ways to add fruits and vegetables to my family's diet?  
A: Add fruit, such as bananas, apples, grapes, berries, peaches and mandarin oranges, to breakfast cereal or oatmeal.
Drink 100% juice instead of soda.
Snack on mini-carrots or dried fruit instead of candy.
Add vegetables and fruits to take-out meals eaten at home.
Add vegetables to canned soups or ready-to-eat meals.  
 
Q: How do you speed up the ripening process of fruits?  
A: Ripen fruits faster by placing in a brown paper bag punctured with holes.  A ripe apple placed in the same bag will help other fruits ripen.   
 
Q: How do you prevent discoloration of fruits?
A: Prevent cut fruits such as apples and bananas from discoloring by quickly dipping in lemon juice.  (be careful not to soak the fruits)
 
Q: Is there any way vegetables can lose vitamins and minerals?  
A: Soaking fresh vegetables or salad greens in water for any great length of time dissolves the minerals and reduces the vitamin content. 

VISIT US

HOURS:
Monday through Saturday 9-6
Sunday 9-5
 
1681 Waterbury Rd., Cheshire CT
203-250-3305