Oliver Crane developed the Crane Melon in the early 1900s by crossing several varieties of melons, including a Japanese melon, a white melon, a Persian melon and an ambrosia melon among others. The Crane melon averages 4-7 pounds, is round like a soccer ball, and has a light orange flesh that is highly aromatic. The fruit is exceptionally sweet and juicy.
Unfortunately, the melon is rarely available in conventional markets, so avid followers buy Cranes from the Crane Family Melon Barn and at local farmers' markets.
Our motto is "Independence Through Stewardship" and we take it very seriously. We plant mostly heirloom seeds to protect biodiversity, practice no till/shallow till farming to preserve topsoil, use natural predators and companion planting instead of chemical pesticides and recycle tires for raised beds (more...)
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All All shares are sold out. THANK YOU!. . InSol Farm is a start up subscription farm that has been in planning for some years. The farm subscriptions will be limited on a first come, most loca,l basis accepting only eight full paid subscriptions this season. (more...)
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