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Ditto Foods is a minority-owned hydroponic farming company located in south suburban Chicago.  Our mission is to create and maintain a space for the possibility to grow using clean honest food as a link to education, sustainability, and enterprise.  With a focus on social responsibility and sustainability, we provide the highest quality lettuce, leafy greens, herbs, and root vegetables to Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) groups, wholesalers, local restaurants that feature farm to table menus, and the school district #169 in the Village of Ford Heights 365 days a year.

Who we are

Why Ditto Foods?

When you support an urban agriculture company like Ditto Foods, you support

The average head of romaine lettuce has passed through at least 45 pairs of hands before it even makes it to the supermarket. Here at Ditto Foods, our produce is handled by one person: your local farmer, Derek

Did you know?

Why Ditto Foods?

When you support an urban agriculture company like Ditto Foods, you support

sustainable farming

ethically sourced produce

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Hydroponics 101

It is defined as growing plants without the use of traditional soil or soil-less mixes. Instead, plants are housed in peat moss seedling plugs. The roots are suspended in a hydroponic nutrient solution giving our crop the exact level of nutrition needed for optimal growth and nourishment.

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