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Selmi's Sweet Corn Prices (Dozen 13+ for $9 / Half Dozen are 7 for $5) 

Historical black and white photo of Art Selmi securing tarp on truck bed.

Our History

Four Generations of Selmi's

Selmi’s Greenhouse & Family Farm has been part of Sauk Valley family traditions since 1951. Grandpa Selmi started in a small greenhouse and over the years, it grew into the sprawling family farm experience we’re known for today. We’re now in our fourth generation as a local, family owned and operated farm with the same quality standards we started with day one.

1910–1920s

From Italy to America

Francisco Selmi travels to America from Italy. During 1927, he acquires his truck license to drive produce to Chicago from Rock Falls, IL.

1930–1940s

Farming Begins

Francisco Selmi starts growing vegetables in 1935 at the Original Selmi Farm located at 1801 Dixon Ave, Rock Falls, IL. This farm is now currently Selmi's U-Pick Orchard.

1950–1960s

Shore Acres Greenhouse

Art Selmi starts Shore Acres Greenhouse in 1952 and begins farming at Selmi's Main Farm located at 1206 Dixon Ave, Rock Falls, IL.