Thursday, April 4, 2013
Interviews at the Route 59 retailer are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Peter Rubi, 15412 S. Route 59, will host open interviews for two full time positions -- sales floor/cashioer/veggie rack associate and food prep associate -- from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6. Only applicants who bring a current resume will be considered for positions at the produce store. Interviews will be conducted in order of arrival and will take place in 15- to 30-minute intervals. For more information, visit the jobs posting on the Peter Rubi website.
Sunday, February 17, 2013
The Plainfield produce store will offer a free open house on Thursday, Feb. 21.
Peter Rubi produce store, 15412 S. Route 59, will offer a one-hour "Picking Produce 101" drop-in workshop starting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21. "Learn tricks of the trade from owner Brandon Graves, including how to pick ripe produce, how to ripen produce at home and all the best ways to keep produce fresh," the business said on its Facebook page. Click here for more information.
Friday, June 22, 2012
Peter Rubi owner Brandon Graves is a third-generation produce seller.
Brandon Graves’ new business is in his blood. Like his parents before him — and his grandfathers on both sides — the 23-year-old Plainfield resident is in the produce game. On Friday, his first brick-and-mortar business venture, Peter Rubi Produce Market, will open at 15412 S. Route 59. The location previously housed a dentist's office and Upscale Aquatics. “It’s really exciting,” said Graves, who chatted with Patch on his way to the Chicago Produce Market to pick up farm-fresh fruits and veggies for the store’s opening day. “It’s always been a dream of mine to open my own business,” he said. “I didn’t think it’d happen until later in life.” Located next to Tischler’s Market, Peter Rubi will offer fresh produe and select all-natural, …
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Coordinator Susan Bostanche said vendors will rotate as new types of produce are in season.
Shoppers looking for fresh local produce will have some surprises in store at this year’s Plainfield Farmers Market, which kicks off Saturday at the corner of Lockport Street and Route 59. The market will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 29. This year promises more produce, which will rotate as new items are in season, according to organizer Susan Bostanche, owner of Sunnyside Antiques. “The market’s going to be changing all the time,” she said, with fresh flowers coming in July and sweet corn and pumpkins by mid-July to August. This year will see a mix of both new and longtime vendors, said Bostanche. Shoppers can expect fresh fruits and vegetables from Peter Rubi Produce Market owner Brandon Graves. Bostanche will be…