Saturday, May 18, 2013
Strawberry picking season typically runs from the middle of May to the middle of June. Weather has delayed strawberry picking season locally, but berries Thies Farm says berries should be ripe next week.
Thies Farm & Greenhouse announced on their Facebook page that strawberries will begin to ripen early next week the popular pick your own strawberries at the Maryland Heights location will begin May 25. From Thies Farm's website: We are still not getting the cooperation we need from the weather concerning our strawberry crop so our tentative date to start picking Strawberries is the week of May 19 and U Pick the week of May 26. The Maryland Heights Market will have a Strawberry Festival the weekend of May 25. Keep in mind the weather may again affect these dates. Keep an eye on Facebook and our web site for updates. Thies Farm is located at 3120 Creve Coeur Mill Rd. in Maryland Heights.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Owner Dave Thies plans to open third location off of Greensbottom Road. Move was spurred by talk of development on Maryland Heights Expressway.
Thies Farm, which operates a farm in Maryland Heights, plans to open its third location in the St. Louis area off of Greensbottom Road in St. Charles in early December. Dave Thies is a fifth generation farmer who owns Thies Farm with his brother. The pair decided to expand beyond their two farms in Normandy and Maryland Heights to St. Charles because of possible development that could affect their Maryland Heights location. Thies Farm is located off of Maryland Heights Expressway, close to the proposed site for a 191-acre Maryland Pointe development project. That project stalled, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, but the city council recently approved plans for a 48-acre development district in the area. Thies leases the 200 …
Saturday, January 15, 2011
Randy Sims of Gourmet To Go says successful businesses can't ignore social media.
Gourmet To Go is a 28-year-old local catering business headquartered in Maryland Heights. They specialize in freshly made corporate lunches and have an appreciation for locally sourced ingredients. Owner Martha Uhlhorn says Gourmet to Go is the largest purchaser of Kale from Thies Farm (which also has an outlet in Maryland Heights.) In addition to corporate lunches, Gourmet To Go offers catering services, three St. Louis retail outlets for lunch and take home dinners for busy workers who want to bring home something fresh but just as convenient as a drive through. Randy Sims, a consultant who maintains Gourmet To Go’s online presence, said breaking into both Facebook and Twitter was a no-brainer. “It’s another means of communicating the …