At the Farm

It is a beautiful morning and we are wrapping up harvest of our locally grown Russet potatoes here in Carlisle, Iowa.  It has been a great growing season and we were very happy with the yield and quality of these …

Hy-Vee Farm Tour

Des Moines area produce managers toured Summertime Farms and learned about our operation from ground up. Hy-Vee employees visited the fields, wash plant, cold storage and machine shed and learned how Iowa potatoes are grown and delivered to Hy-Vee.  It …

Rough Grade

When the potatoes first come out of the field we give them a “rough grade” before placing the in cold storage. Our hard working team of Carlisle natives carefully sort potatoes at the initial stage of our production line.    …

Video: Field To Farm

This video is one of our first loads of Iowa red potatoes coming from the field for sorting and into cold storage.  We like to keep our potatoes in cold storage for a minimum of 3 weeks to allow them …

Meanwhile…

Back at the pack house we are carefully hand grading and packing potatoes for our highly valued customers. Our employees really do embrace our Core Values especially helping to create an Atmosphere of Passion.  We couldn’t be more proud!   …