Open Year Round
Spring Plants, Summer Produce, Fall Plants & Pumpkins, Christmas Trees & Decorations
Gingerbread Shoppe Opens November 17th!
Open Daily, 9am - 9pm
Tree Lot Opens November 23rd!
Opens at 9:00 am - Delivery Available!
Wreaths, Garlands, Greenery and Decor!
Seasonal Decorations for Your Celebrations!
Candy, Sweets & Treats For All Ages!
Available 7 Days a Week!

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100% Grass Fed Missouri Beef, Free Range Eggs, Poultry, Bison, Pork, Artisan Cheeses, Jams, Honey, Baked Goods & Much More!

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Welcome to Summit Produce!

Summit Produce offers a full line of the sweetest fruits and tastiest fresh vegetables in Saint Louis, including  daily deliveries of straight from the farm, just harvested local produce. Our market changes with the seasons, so there is always something new and delicious to experience at Summit Produce.

Spring time brings beautiful healthy plants. Stroll our back lots which burst at the seams with herbs, perennials, natives, select trees, hanging baskets, tropicals,  and select shrubbery . Our fantasic prioduce is also not to be missed with  local strawberries and local asparagus kicking off our local produce season. Fresh baked bread arrives daily, while we also offer fresh pies, cookies, and more in our bakery section.  

In the Summer, enjoy truckloads of our local plump peaches, tantalizing tomatoes, mouthwatering melons, and sweet corn so tender it melts in your mouth plus a full line of all the produce you and your family love. 

Falling leaves and crisp cool weather "hail in" the Great Pumpkin Patch.  With thirty or so varieties,  pumpkins are just the beginning of Summit's huge array of everything Fall & Halloween.  Fall favorites like local apples,  fresh pressed apple cider, caramel apples and fruit butters are always a favorite with our customers.

Summit Produce does Christmas in a big way with our Kirkwood Christmas Tree Lot & Gingerbread Shoppe.  We quite literally fill the Farmers Market with tons of greenery, wreaths and fresh garlands.

 Fresh Christmas Trees of every size and shape 2' ~ 16'.  And we have heard that the holiday is not complete without at least one trip to our heated Christmas Store, The Gingerbread Shoppe, for your favorite treats, candies, décor, hand tied bows , ornaments and gifts.

You can find more information on each of our seasons by opening the seasons section at the top of our home page. 

 

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Four Seasons of Fun

 

Spring & Summer 
Weekdays 9am - 6pm
Saturday   8am - 5pm
Sunday     10am - 5pm

Fall Pumpkin Patch  Sept. 28th - Oct.  31st:
Every Day 9am - 8pm

Closed for Christmas Build Nov 2nd - Nov 19th 

Tree Lot & Gingerbread Shoppe Nov. 20th - Dec. 24th ( Closing at 3 pm Dec. 24th) 
Open Daily  9am - 9pm

 

The History of Summit Produce

In early 1978, Carol Mitchell, a stay at home mother of three, was finding it hard to make ends meet. Carol believed she may be able to build a little produce stand in her home town of Gray Summit, Missouri. She had worked in the past for her younger brothers Denny and John Moore who were in the produce business, so she decided to go for it. One big blessing for Carol was that her husband could build anything, so she had a personal carpenter to design and build her first stand in the bag. The next blessing was that her “big” brother, Mick Moore was a buyer for Moon Produce, one of the most successful produce houses in Saint Louis. He guided her, making sure that she was well taken care of in a male dominated business.

Carol decided that her little stand should be called Summit Produce since it was in the Gray Summit area. She also liked the slogan, “Peak of Perfection” which complimented the company name. In the spring of 1978 Carol’s first stand opened to the public. It was a success.

In 1984 Carol received a phone call from her brother John who advised her that a spot had opened up in the Kirkwood Farmers Market. Again, she went for it. Keeping the Gray Summit stand, and opening her second location in Kirkwood.

Carol set up shop close to the east end of the market. Back in those days there were many large produce stands to chose from. She knew she needed a draw item to get the customers to stop and shop. A Gray Summit farmer, Joe Marquardt, had supplied her in the past with the “Show Me” tomato. Large, red and delicious it became one of the cornerstones of Carol’s business. She also brought in new and unusual items that no one else carried. She hired only family and close friends. She trained them to always put the customer first and that honesty is key to success. The enthusiasm of the employees made Carol’s stand a fun place to shop and the business grew.

Over the years Summit has grown from, an open 3 days a week produce stand, into a full service seasonal shop open seven days a week April through Christmas.

Through the years Summit has had its ups and downs but always steadily growing thanks to Summits wonderful employees and our loyal customers.

In 1998, Carol's son Dan, a long time employee, came on as business partner and really took the market to a new level.

In 2008, Carol decided to “retire” and her daughter Kristine, also a long time employee came on as Dan’s business partner. Carol, unable to stay away, now works for and “advises” her children on a part time basis at the market.

The business continues on and all of us at Summit Produce are happy to be a part of Kirkwood’s historic shopping district.

Contact Us

Address:150 East Argonne Drive,
Kirkwood, MO 63122-4308
Phone number: 314-984-9496