First came local yogurt and ice cream. Now comes the local granola to go with it. Best cottage industry ever, if you ask us. Here are just a few of the varieties you'll find on grocery store shelves and at your farmers market.

First came local yogurt and ice cream. Now comes the local granola to go with it. Best cottage industry ever, if you ask us. Here are just a few of the varieties you'll find on grocery store shelves and at your farmers market.

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Red Pepper Herb raw and vegan crackers; $7.50, Celebrate Local, celebratelocalohio.com

For the granola fan who craves something savory, these light rectangles of red peppers, almonds, oats, flax seeds and herbs are what the doctor ordered. If you're prone to kale-chip cravings, this is the thing for you. They prove that granola by any other name really does taste as sweet.

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Constanti-nola granola; $10,

The Greener Grocer,

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Deeply toasty and hovering between crunchy and chewy, this is a classicist's granola. Crystallized ginger, lemon zest and dried apricots give this Turkish-inspired variety a terrific zing.

The Toasted Oat

No. 2 White Chocolate and Macadamia gluten-free granola; $8.99, Hills Market Downtown, thehillsmarket.com/downtown;

Whole Foods, wholefoods.com

If oatmeal cookies are your thing, you will love this chewy, sweet granola that will be just as good for dessert as it is on yogurt for breakfast. Erika Boll launched this line of four granola flavors, based on her grandmother's recipe, to offer something delicious to gluten-intolerant people.

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Green Tea & Blueberries and Cinnamon Coffee Bean granola bars; $2.50, Cup O' Joe, cupojoe.com

Go bold with these no-holds-barred chunky soft granola bars. Yep, those are whole coffee beans and green tea leaves, as well as whole almonds and blueberries in those bars. Bonus: A little caffeine boost might be the thing to get you past your afternoon slump.

* Pair your granola with Snowville's Gingamon yogurt for a sweet and spicy treat!