Local Food Gaps at City Market

Local Cheese

City Market carries over 1,200 Local or Made in Vermont products and we're looking for more. This is a partial list; more information about quantities and prices is available.

Fresh Produce

We are looking for select items of local produce and as availability is subject to change we would like to discuss the opportunity of working with new farm partners. Please contact James Morrell, City Market’s produce manager or Mary Manghis, City Market’s produce buyer for more information at 861-9727 or 861-9755, or email Produce_Buyers@citymarket.coop.

Produce and Value-Added

  • Dried Culinary Herbs (basil, oregano, parsley, rosemary, thyme)
  • Dried Fruits
  • Dried Veggies (sun-dried tomatoes)
  • Frozen Fruits (raspberries, strawberries)
  • Frozen Veggies (edamame, peas, spinach)
  • Fruit Juices
  • Herbal Teas
  • Tomato Sauce

Dairy & Perishable

  • Rice Milk
  • Shredded Cheese, in retail packs and bulk quantities
  • Single-Source Butter
  • Single-Source Cottage Cheese
  • Single-Source Sour Cream
  • Smoothies


  • Beet Sugar
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard
  • Nuts (black walnuts, hazelberts, etc)
  • Pierogies (frozen)
  • Polenta (ready-to-eat)
  • Tortillas (corn & flour)


  • Buffalo
  • Cured Meats
  • Goat Meat
  • Lamb (pastured)
  • Turkeys (organic, for Thanksgiving)
  • Venison


  • Barley
  • Buckwheat
  • Oils (canola, flax, squash seed, etc.)
  • Pasta
  • Rice
  • Seitan (frozen)
  • Specialty Flours (Oat, Buckwheat, Sorghum, Spelt, etc.)
  • Sunflower Seeds
  • Sweet Sorghum Syrup
  • Wheat Germ


  • Dried Beans: Cannellini, Chili, Kidney, & Heirlooms.
  • Miso

Wine & Beer

  • Beers brewed with local hops & other locally grown ingredients
  • Sparkling Wine

Body Care and Wellness

  • Lip Balm (co-branded with City Market)

Saturated Categories

The following items are produced by an abundance of local producers.

  • Energy Bars
  • Granolas (though we would love a granola made with local ingredients)
  • Greeting Cards
  • Hot sauces
  • Jams
  • Salsas
  • Roasted Coffee
  • Chocolate

Who to contact at City Market

Produce Department

Mary Manghis, Produce Buyer, (802) 861-9755, produce_buyers@citymarket.coop

James Morell, Produce Manager, (802) 861-9727

Meat Department

Jamie Lewis, Meat & Seafood Manager, (802) 861-9726, jlewis@citymarket.coop

Bakery, Deli, Prepared Foods, and Specialty Cheese

Rod Rehwinkel, Prepared Foods Manager, (802) 861-9714, rrehwinkel@citymarket.coop

Grocery, Bulk, Dairy, and Perishables

David Anderson, Merchandising Manager, (802) 861-9722, danderson@citymarket.coop