Grimes Produce Co. - Produce Farmer
Where they growPlant City, FL
The day to day operation
Grimes Produce Company Cooling and Shipping facility is family owned and operated since 2000. The Grimes multiple farms provide strawberries, blueberries, and cantaloupes to their shipping operation. For three generations, the Grimes have been growing, packing, and shipping Florida fresh strawberries. Since 1975 they have expanded to multiple farming operations covering thousands of acres producing strawberries, blueberries, cantaloupes, cattle and timber. Farm Manager Joel Connell works 7 days a week to help carry out the Grimes mission, to provide a wholesome, safe product.
“I love to be outdoors,” says Joel, “I love working with the land…and as farmers we must be good stewards of the land.”