Harding’s currently has 27 Harding’s Market, Marketplace and Fresh Express stores located throughout SW Michigan and Northern Indiana. We strive to create an inviting shopping experience for our customers, offering personalized service, including store to car carryout service. We offer our employees a great working environment with opportunity for growth. We take pride in being a part of the communities in which we reside.
Our Vision is to be known as the favorite neighborhood market in every community where we do business, providing friendly service; high quality, fresh products; surprising values; and a commitment to the communities we serve.
Motto: Get In, Get Out, Get Home Fast!
Some of Our Community Partnerships Include:
DIETZ & WATSON
We are proud to be a partner with Dietz & Watson during the 2017 Families Helping Families event to raise money benefiting Special Olympics Michigan. For every pound of Dietz & Watson Deli meat purchased at Harding’s Delis November 13-December 10, Dietz & Watson donated money to Special Olympics. A check was presented for $500 to Mike VanderLind, Director of Operations, at Harding’s West Main in Kalamazoo. Thank you Dietz & Watson and Thank You to all of our customers who purchased Dietz & Watson products! Together, we make a difference!
Simek’s is committed to making mealtime easier while helping those in need. Specializing in fully cooked meatballs and all natural lasagna, SIMEK’S provides quality frozen food products consumers are proud to serve their family. Through their Mealtime With A Cause™ initiative, a portion of all proceeds are donated to help feed those in need. Effective October 1, 2017, they will donate a meal to a local Food Bank in our community for every Simek’s product purchased! SIMEK’S is a family owned organization and is also certified as a woman owned company through WBENC. Based in Saint Paul Park, Minnesota, it has been a fan-favorite food label since 1972. For more information, visit www.simeks.com.
The Walther Farms Foundation Paw Packs Program – provides 360 children in Three Rivers, MI with supplemental weekend food assistance. Children receive backpacks every Friday filled with nutritional and easy to use food items, as well as coupons throughout the year to purchase staples at Harding’s Three Rivers for food basics. For more information visit Walther Farms .
Vande Bunte Eggs, a family owned and operated Michigan egg producer, supplies farm-fresh eggs to Harding’s. Their eggs are laid by hens on their own farm and each egg is packed within 24 hours of being laid. They are Egg Producers Certified which means they care about the welfare of their hens and follow responsible production methods. For more information visit Vande Bunte Eggs .
“In response to animal welfare concerns, Harding’s currently offers Cage Free Eggs in our stores and plans to transition to selling 100% Cage Free Eggs by 2025 based on available supply from our distribution partners, affordability and customer demand.”
We Value Our Employees and Recognize their Achievements within our Stores.
We strive to offer our associates a positive working environment with opportunity for career growth. We are proud that many of our associates have celebrated decades of service with us. We are proud of our many associates who hired in as baggers, clerks or in our training programs and were promoted to management positions. We couldn’t be HARDING’S FRIENDLY MARKETS without you!