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Mike Hirsch: Ohio Farm Lifer

We’ve been fortunate to work with Mike Hirsch, fourth generation owner-operator of Ross County, Ohio’s Hirsch Fruit Farm, since 2009. Strawberries for Roasted Strawberry Buttermilk brought us together, and now Mike also grows what we need for Sweet Corn & Black Raspberries and our fall pumpkin flavors. While the strawberries and pumpkins are grown on…

Mint Maven Val Jorgensen

Val Jorgensen: registered nurse, breast cancer survivor, organic farm owner-operator, mint maven. We’ve worked with Val since 2003, the year she grew a couple of pounds of organic peppermint for Jeni to use in her first batch of Backyard Mint ice cream. Since then, we look very forward to this time of year, not only so we…

The Peach Truck & Jeni’s

The Peach Truck’s Stephen K. Rose says his Nashville-based company has exactly one mission: “to provide the best peaches on the planet to as many people as humanly possible.” From mid May through mid August, Rose, his wife Jessica and their small team do  just that. In addition to providing the Georgia peaches we use…

Splendid Profiles: Vol. 1

It takes a talented gang to make our ice creams, sorbets, and frozen yogurts, and now it’s time to meet some of these people. Welcome to Jeni’s Splendid Profiles. Profile No. 1 features Renata Harrison, who on her first day back in 2010 learned how to make stracciatella, which involves gently pouring melted chocolate into cold…