Kick Off Father’s Day and Grilling Season with Veggie-tastic Creations from Village Farms Fresh!


Father’s Day isn’t just about ties and tool sets—it’s also the official kickoff to grilling season! And what better way to celebrate than with Village Farms Fresh? Our premium, farm-fresh greenhouse grown veggies—think tomatoes, peppers, and cucumbers—aren’t just sidekicks to your main grill fare; they’re the superheroes that can turn any meal into a flavor-packed fiesta. So, let’s spice things up and move beyond the usual burgers and hot dogs, shall we?

Grilling can be a culinary adventure, and we’re here to prove it! Check out our trio of tantalizing recipes that’ll have your taste buds doing a happy dance:

Grilled Tomato & Mozzarella Skewers

Homemade Fresh Caprese Skewer Appetizer with Tomato Basil and Mozarella

Let’s kick things off with a bite-sized burst of flavor! Our Grilled Tomato & Mozzarella Skewers are like summer on a stick. We’re talking juicy Heavenly Villagio Marzano tomatoes, creamy mozzarella balls, and fragrant basil leaves, all kissed by the flames of the grill. Did you know grilling vegetables especially tomatoes, really makes the flavor pop!?!


  • Village Farms Greenhouse Grown Heavenly Villagio Marzano mini plum tomatoes or Cherry no. 9 Cherry Tomatoes.
  • Fresh mozzarella balls
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • Olive oil
  • Balsamic glaze
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Stuffed Bell Peppers

Next up, we’re turning ordinary bell peppers into flavor-packed vessels of goodness! Our Stuffed Bell Peppers are a hearty, colorful addition to any grilling menu. Bursting with a savory mix of ground meat, rice, and cheese, they’re sure to be a hit with your hungry crowd.


  • Village Farms Greenhouse Grown Sweet Bells red, yellow, orange bell peppers
  • Ground beef or turkey
  • Cooked rice
  • Diced onions
  • Garlic
  • Tomato sauce
  • Shredded cheese
  • Salt, pepper, and your favorite herbs and spices
Stuffed peppers


  1. Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds.
  2. In a skillet, cook ground meat with onions and garlic until browned.
  3. Mix in cooked rice and tomato sauce, and season to taste.
  4. Stuff the mixture into the bell peppers and top with shredded cheese.
  5. Grill over medium heat for 15-20 minutes, until the peppers are tender and the cheese is melted and bubbly.

Tomato Burrata Salad with Grilled Peaches

Now, for a refreshing twist on a classic salad, let’s fire up the grill again! Our Tomato Burrata Salad with Grilled Peaches is a delightful dance of sweet and savory flavors. Picture this: juicy heirloom tomatoes, creamy burrata cheese, and caramelized grilled peaches, all drizzled with a zesty vinaigrette. Can you say yum?

Delicious summer warm salad with grilled peaches, vegetables and cheese on white background. Tasty food


  • Village Farms Exquisite Heirloom tomatoes and or Maverick Mix medley tomatoes
  • Burrata cheese
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • Grilled peaches
  • Olive oil
  • Balsamic glaze
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Slice heirloom tomatoes and arrange on a platter with torn burrata cheese and fresh basil leaves.
  2. Grill peach slices until caramelized and slightly charred.
  3. Arrange grilled peaches on top of the tomato and burrata mixture.
  4. Drizzle with olive oil, balsamic glaze, and season with salt and pepper.

Tips for Perfect Grilling:

  • Preheat the Grill: Ensure your grill is hot before you start cooking to achieve the perfect sear and prevent sticking.
  • Keep it Clean: Clean your grill grates before and after use to maintain flavor and hygiene.
  • Use Fresh Produce: Fresh, high-quality ingredients make a significant difference in taste and texture. With Village Farms Fresh produce, you’re guaranteed the best results.

This Father’s Day, let’s fire up the grill and celebrate with fresh, flavorful dishes from Village Farms Fresh! Whether you’re cooking for a crowd or having an intimate family meal, our recipes will make your grilling experience memorable and delicious.

For more mouthwatering recipes and inspiration, visit our website. Happy grilling!