Piazza Local Produce & Recipes
Piazza Local Produce & Recipes

Piazza Produce is an avid supporter of local growers and producers and has been buying locally since the company was founded in 1970. We are a locally owned and operated business distributing for over 100 local farmers and artisans. We realize the demand and importance of locally grown produce and products. Our Piazza Local program provides the freshest, fruits, vegetables, dairy products, and meats available. Piazza sources the finest local products from Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, and Ohio delivering the best to our customers from farm to fork. In addition to sourcing locally we strive to reduce our carbon footprint by backhauling as many products within the 250-mile delivery radius, which supports the demand of locally grown products to our valued customers.
Piazza understand the importance of local products, now more than ever. Within the Piazza Local program we distribute weekly communications regarding the local products as they become available. The list provides the city and state the product is coming from. Scroll to the bottom of the page to download the list.

Local Corn
Local Corn

#1511 – Corn Bi-Color 4 dozen

#5096 – Corn Yellow 4 dozen

#671 – Corn Yellow Each

Grilled Mexican Street Corn (Elotes) Recipe
Grilled Mexican Street Corn (Elotes) Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream or Mexican crema
  • 1/2 cup finely crumbled cotija or feta cheese, plus more for serving
  • 1/2 teaspoon ancho or guajillo chili powder, plus more for serving
  • 1 medium clove garlic, finely minced (about 1 teaspoon)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro leaves and tender stems
  • 4 ears shucked local corn
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges

*All items are available through Piazza Produce

Instructions:

  • Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat.
  • While the grill heats, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, cheese, chili powder, garlic, and cilantro in a large bowl. Stir until homogenous and set aside.
  • When grill is hot, place corn directly over hot side of grill and cook, rotating occasionally, until cooked through and charred in spots on all sides, about 8 minutes total.
  • Transfer corn to bowl with cheese mixture and use a large spoon to evenly coat corn on all sides with mixture. Sprinkle with extra cheese and chili powder and serve immediately with lime wedges.
Local Watermelon
Local Watermelon

#12364 – Watermelon Bin

#1315 – Watermelon 4 ct case

#1065 – Watermelon 1 ct each

Local Watermelon Salad with Balsamic Vinegar Recipe
Local Watermelon Salad with Balsamic Vinegar Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 medium seedless local watermelon, cubed
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup fresh mint, chopped
  • 8 ounces Feta cheese, crumbled

*All items are available through Piazza Produce

Directions:

  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk together vinegar, olive oil, mustard, honey and garlic. Season with salt and pepper and set aside. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Spread 2/3 of watermelon on serving platter. Top with onion, mint and cheese and season with pepper.
  • Pour dressing over salad and garnish with remaining watermelon cubes.
Local Blueberries
Local Blueberries

#8070 – Blueberries 12×6 oz

#505 – Blueberries each

Make your own Blueberry Dessert Tarts!
Make your own Blueberry Dessert Tarts!

Create your own delicious dessert using fresh local blueberries! Simply fill a puff pastry with soft cream cheese and top with blueberries and mint for an exquisite dessert!


Weekly Local Produce Guide

Download the Weekly Local Produce Guide to see what is Local and Available!

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