Todd Greiner Farms Commodities
Our hybrid asparagus is grown on a sandy loam soil type which is needed for the asparagus crown to flourish. Asparagus grown for the fresh market is grown to 8 - 11" in height. Our asparagus is hand snapped at the base of the spear at 7 1/2" for processing markets used for cuts & tips and spears that are IQF (Individually Quick Frozen). Immediately after harvest all asparagus is delivered directly to our facility where it is hydro-cooled, stored in our forced air coolers until ready to be packed and shipped. Todd Greiner Farms Packing is the largest packinghouse in Oceana County. We have a state of the art automated packing line for ultimate consistency in sizing. We also have an automated bagging line for our bagged microwavable asparagus. Oceana County makes up over 70% of the state's total acreage.
Asparagus Pack Styles:
11# - Sm, Std, Lrg, Jumbo
28# - Std, Lrg, Loose
Microwavable Bags - 16 oz. bags (14 per case)
The varieties of sweet cherries grown on our farm are Sam’s, Ulsters, and Golds. All 3 varieties are great as a fresh cherry or as a processing cherry. These cherries are hand-picked or mechanically harvested. They begin to bloom in the spring and are harvested in June and July.
Sweet Cherry Pack Styles:
20 lb Loose Carton
The variety of tart cherry that we grow in our orchards is the Montmorency. In May the trees begin to bloom with beautiful white blossoms and we harvest the cherries during the month of July. Tart cherries are mechanically harvested with a cherry shaker. These cherries are sent to area food processors to be pitted and either Individually Quick Frozen (IQF) or mixed with sugar and packed into plastic containers.
Our zucchini is hand harvested daily in the months of July and August. The Zucchini is washed and packed in the field and transported to our facility where it is cooled then shipped to our respected customers.
Green Zucchini Pack Styles:
1/2 Bushel Fancy
1/2 Bushel Medium
Our farm grows super sweet Bi-Color corn that is hand harvested in the months of July, August and September. Immediately after harvest the corn is hydro-cooled and put into our forced air coolers to ensure the harvested corn does not build heat as the sugars convert into starches. If requested, the corn is topped with ice before shipping to help maintain the cool temperature needed.
Sweet Corn Packs Styles:
4 dozen wirebound crates
48 ct. RPC
Our farm grows two varieties of Clingstone Peaches; Baby Gold #5 and Vinegold. These fruit trees bloom vibrant pink blossoms in late April and are harvested during the months of August and early September.
The pumpkins that we grow are used as Halloween jack-o-lanterns. We plant in late May and early June on a sandy loam soil type for optimum appearance and health. We will begin harvesting and shipping the 1st of September until the week of Halloween. The pumpkins are picked, wiped clean, weighed to assure proper sizing and loaded directly into high graphic cardboard bins. They are then inspected at our receiving facility and loaded onto semi-trucks and delivered all across the United States.
Sizing: Medium 60-65 count
Large 40-45 count
X-Large 30-35 count
Jumbo 20-25 count
Pie 24" Bin - Approx. 150 count
Heirloom 40-45 count
White 40-45 count
A grower and marketer of Michigan grown apples with a great variety and an emphasis on quality. Varieties include: Paula Red, Gala, McIntosh, Honeycrisp, Cortland, Empire, Golden Delicious, Jonathan, Jonagold, Red Delicious, Rome, Ida Red, Fuji, Spy, Winesap, and Crispin.
Apple Pack Styles:
Poly Bag Sizes 3, 5, 8, and 10 lb bags
Hard Squash is hand harvested and packed inside our packinghouse September - November. Our squash varieties are carefully selected based on taste, shipping characteristics, and uniform shape showing excellent quality. The hard squash varieties that we grow are Acorn, Butternut, Kabocha and Spaghetti.
Squash Pack Styles:
1 1/9 Bushel Cartons
24 " Sectioned Bins
We begin marketing Christmas evergreens during April and continue until the first of November. We start cutting boughs of Douglas Fir and Fraser Fir near the end of October and begin constructing the wreaths and garland the first of November until mid December. This product is distributed to customers across the United States. Many schools and church groups purchase our evergreens to sell for fundraisers. Local stores and residents purchase our product to decorate their storefronts and homes for the Holiday Season. We also ship individual wreaths packaged in decorative Holiday boxes with a personalized greeting card enclosed, via USPS.
For more information about our products or to make an order, contact us.