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Welcome to Know Your Roots, LLC!

We are a team of Farmers' Market Managers & Heirloom Growers that provide our community with the opportunity to

grow together and build a local & healthy food system. 

We do so by offering an extensive selection of heirloom and naturally grown STARTER PLANTS for your garden and by managing FARMERS MARKETS in Stark County, Ohio.   


We started Know Your Roots, in honor of our decision to spread our own roots by building our farm and growing our family in northeast Ohio.

The name is intended to remind and educate on the importance of relationships, a strong local economy and knowing where our food comes from. 

The seeds we grow in the garden and throughout our community, have been in existence for centuries.

If we can learn from such, we can work together to ensure they will be available for the generations of tomorrow. 

In the production of our starter plants, we utilize Espoma Organic fertilizers (as needed) and Pro Mix potting soil. Our plants get their start in a solar and propane managed greenhouse. As soon as nature allows, they are moved to a hoophouse, heated solely by passive solar power. For pest control, we utilize ladybugs & praying mantis.

Our starter plants are available at our farm stand, by pre-order with PORCH PICK UP and at local markets.

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We also farm our plants utilizing  companion planting, beneficial insects, crop rotating & compost, to continue their chemical free growth into delicious and beautiful fruit, vegetables, flowers and herbs. On occasion, we offer our produce at the markets. 


From the garden, to the community that we live in, we love to GROW!

We invite you to SHOP LOCAL, and join us at the markets we manage. Check out our entire site to learn more about how you can BUY FRESH and support our local economy & food system. 

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Why choose Know Your Roots Ohio?

  • The seeds we grow have been handed down over generations for a reason.  

  • The produce our plants provide, offer a variety of color, nutrition and flavor.

  • All plant varieties have been proven to succeed in our local climate.

  • Our plants and produce don’t have to travel far to get to you, as they are all grown in Stark County.

  • We do not use artificial fertilizers, toxic pesticides, hybrids or GMOs. 

  • We believe everyone should grow some aspect of the food that sustains them and are dedicated to educating our neighbors on how to do so, with proven and cost effective methods. 

  • We utilize sustainable farming practices and encourage others to also be good stewards of the earth and respectful of the roots that grow on it.  

  • We value our local economy and food system and are proud to recognize regional growers & bakers.

  • We believe that farmers markets are the cornerstone of a community, and as Ohio Certified Market Managers, we are dedicated to ensuring ours our safe, enjoyable & filled with fresh food. 

  • We value living local and are dedicated to utilizing our skills and talents to help grow gardens, businesses & organizations in our community. 

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