Sprouts Farmers Market is proud to work with local farmers across the country to bring you and your family the freshest produce around! Bringing local produce to your store means it spends less time in storage and transit–keeping it as fresh as possible! We strive to choose farms that promote healthy, clean farming practices in North Carolina!
What vegetable is high in fiber, chock full of vitamins and finishes off with a smooth taste—sweet potatoes! At Sprouts, we’re proud to locally source our delicious sweet potatoes from Scott Farms. Scott Farms is a 6th generation, family-owned farm in Lucama, North Carolina, where the sandy loam soils provide the best environment for growing sweet potatoes. Scott Farms grows a variety of crops off its 14,000 acres, using advanced practices to ensure only the highest quality produce. From drone field scouting to infrared grading and sizing—it’s safe to say that Scott Farms has a hand in each step of the way. From plant to packing, the Scott family is dedicated to ensuring quality and safety. Scott Farms wants to ensure you’re always getting the best variety. Whether you’re looking for orange or white flesh, red or white skin, or even Murasaki—a Japanese variety—Scott Farms has you covered. Choose from these tasty varieties and eat easy knowing they’re grown in your own backyard!
Covington sweet potatoes offer a creamy and malty, sweet flavor. With its uniform-shape, rose-colored skin and moist, orange flesh, the Covington sweet potato is quickly becoming a fan favorite thanks to its visual appeal and stable shelf life.
The Purple Sweet Potato has a deep purple flesh and skin—hence its namesake. This sweet potato has a slightly milder flavor and is adored in its presentation because of its unique color. Scott Farms recommends this sweet potato baked, steamed, sautéed or even in a dessert.
The Murasaki sweet potato is known for its dark red skin and white dry, starchy flesh. Also known as the Japanese sweet potato, the Murasaki variety has a nutty flavor that serves as a great alternative to the white potato.