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Artisan Vendors

The people who grow and raise our ingredients are at the core of our business. Our venders are as much a part of the Simple Food Group family as any employee, owner, or customer, and we are deeply committed to caring for them.

The call to radically better food has led us to build stronger relationships with every player in our food chain, starting with our farmers and venders. Each of our venders has a unique story to share. We are delighted to share a small part of those stories.

YaYa's Skordalia

Provides fresh Skordalia (traditional Greek spread) made from almonds (blanched and skinned) with sweet potato, 100% pure olive oil, lemon juice, & salt. Flavors include: Original Garlic, Spicy Thai, Basil, Jalapeno Honey, and French Onion. Seasonal flavors include Sundried Tomato, Madras Curry, Dill, Roasted Beet, and Roasted Red Pepper.


Ethereal Chocolate

Ethereal Confections is a small batch bean to bar chocolate maker located in Woodstock, IL. They work with producers of 100% organic ingredients and fair treatment/pay for all of their employees and farmers.


Colectivo Coffee

Started in an old Milwaukee warehouse in 1992, Colectivo has been hand-roasting every batch of coffee with intentionality and integrity for over 25 years. They develop strong partnerships with farmers and cooperatives around the world. All of their coffee is roasted to order in Riverwest Milwaukee. 

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Hemkin Honey - Pure Wisconsin Raw Honey 

A family owned Honey Producer in Big Bend, WI. We promote the art of beekeeping and benefits of using local honey through education of consumers, new beekeepers, school groups and community programs.

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River Valley Ranch

River Valley Ranch provides button, oyster, portabella, cremini, and shiitake mushrooms to many restaurants in northern IL and southern WI. You will find their canned goods on our retail shelves, and their mushrooms in many dishes in the Café. We also use their mushrooms to make special mushroom baguettes that that you can only buy at River Valley Ranch (and they are worth the trip!)!

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Smokin' T  Hot Sauce

Located in Dousman, WI Smokin’ T's offers a unique flavor profile, not found in any other sauce, dressing, or marinade. They use the freshest ingredients to start the base of their sauces, hand-smoke ingredients through a small-batch process in order to capture the flavor of real smoke.

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Sunshine in a Jar

Lisa Faber has been making jams made from local fruits, many personally hand picked, for the past 16 years. Each jar of Sunshine is made seasonally and in small batches from fresh fruit grown in the Midwest (mostly McHenry County). They contain less refined sugar than most commercially made jams and are bursting with real fruit flavor.


Hummingbird Bake Shop

Hummingbird Bake Shop is a local Gluten Free Bakery. MJ has been part of Lake Geneva community for over a decade. We are thrilled to have her as part of our team! 

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Hill Valley Dairy

Hill Valley Dairy is focused on providing cheese throughout the southeastern Wisconsin. They have a herd of 65 milking cows that produce all the dairy for their fresh cheeses. From milk to the market, Hill Valley cheese is meant to connect local people to their products. 

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Hometown Sausage Kitchen

Hometown Sausage is located in East Troy, Wisconsin and provides us with fresh meats. They specialize in fresh ground pork and poultry sausages with over 20 different varieties and small batched products that include signature bacon, hams and poultry. We offer bacon, summer sausage, snack sticks, and chorizo in our market section, and you'll find their delicious smoked ham in our French sandwiches.

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Marva Olive Oil

Marva was born in Peloponnisos, Greece and lived on a farm where she and her family cared for olive trees. With an excellent understanding of the hard work that it takes to make olive oil, Mavra has returned to her home region and cultivated a group of local farmers and brings us their excellent olive oil. In doing so, she supports the community she grew up in and gives us a taste of Greece.

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Meadowlark Organics

Meadowlark is a local grain milling farm and facility. Their mission is to serve farmers, culinary professionals, and home bakers. They are excited to share their local and organic flour and grains with the world. 

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