(July 11) Produce managers at Tops Market LLC, Williamsville, N.Y., have been visiting local farms to learn more about the fruits and vegetables they sell and to participate in a photo shoot that will be part of an in-store campaign to promote locally grown produce.

According to Business First of Buffalo, the chain’s 71 stores also will let shoppers know the source(s) of the locally grown items in the produce department.

"With Tops once again under local ownership and management, it is more important than ever for us to build the relationship between Tops and our local growing partners,” Frank Curci, Tops president and chief executive officer, said in the article.