Produce Frequently Asked Questions
When will Aces High Sweet Corn be ready?
Aces High is usually ready around the 10th of July!
Do you sell sweet corn by the bushel?
No, corn is not sold by the bushel. We sell corn by individual ears and by the dozen. We offer Party Bags that contain four Baker’s dozens (52 ears) which is very close to a bushel of corn.
How long will sweet corn keep after purchase?
It is best consumed within 2 days. The sweetness of sweet corn decreases and turns to starch over time. But when eating right away is not possible it is best stored in the husks in the refrigerator
Is your produce organic?
We are not certified organic. We are considered a conventional farm, but we use as many organic practices as possible. Sustainability is our goal, so we grow and care for our crops with that in mind.
How do I properly ripen peaches?
Place hard peaches in a paper bag and let sit on the counter for a few days. Check them periodically for the desired softness. Once they become soft, they should be eaten or placed in the refrigerator.
Are your tomatoes hot-house?
No, our tomatoes are not hot-house. They are grown in High Tunnel greenhouses.
Why are the tomatoes so expensive?
Tomatoes have additional costs to get them ready early in the year. They also have an outstanding taste that cannot be matched by the grocery store.
Do you sell canning tomatoes?
Yes, we sell canning tomatoes. Customers can place orders at the markets for multiple boxes of canning tomatoes.
How do I pick out a ripe cantaloupe?
Look for a gold/yellow tint, a lot of netting, and a strong cantaloupe smell from the stem.
How do I pick out a ripe watermelon?
Knock for a hollow sound, look for a yellow belly, and look for a strong contrast between light and dark stripes.
I got something bad, is your produce guaranteed?
All produce is guaranteed! If you are not satisfied with your produce, return to the market and we will provide new products for you. You do not need to bring the product you were unhappy with back to the market.