Green-striped cushaw, aka Tennessee Sweet Potato Cushaw squash

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Though the green-striped cushaw is technically a winter squash, it also produces a spring harvest. Found throughout the American South, the 10-20 lb squash has a yellow, slightly sweet flesh that is often substituted for pumpkin in pie recipes. It has a moist, hardy nature that stands up well in sweltering summer heat. The Cushaw is a central figure to much of southwestern Native American cooking, and is also prevalent in traditional Louisiana Creole dishes. While the green-striped cushaw is not endangered per se, it tends to be grown in small batches, often for private use, and is not widely available in retail markets.

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Generations Farm

  Fordyce, NE

We live 2 miles west of Fordyce Nebraska and live on land that has been in my family for over 4 generations hence the name. We supply vegetables to a market in Hartington, NE and are hoping to also start a market at the Corp of Discovery Welcome Center on Hwy 81 just south of Yankton, SD. (more...)


Funky Little Farm

  Winthrop, MN    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Working hard to be a sustainable small CSA. Most work is done by hand, by one person with very little machinery. (more...)


Freedom Farmer's Markets East & West

  Lima, OH

Freedom Farmer's Markets are located on the East and West side of Lima. The West Side Market is at the Lima Mall, and the East Side Market is at the Tractor Supply Co. store on Harding Highway. (more...)


Flying S Farms

  Woodbury, TN

Flying S Farms is located in beautiful Cannon County Tennessee. We are a 6 acre Naturally Sustainable Produce Farm growing a wide variety of heirloom and non-GMO Hybrid produce. We use foliar fertilizers that are made with food grade products to promote the growth of our crops and we also use integrated pest management control. (more...)


Five Seeds Farm

  Sparks Glencoe, MD

Five Seeds Farm is a small, family-operated, city farm in Baltimore city & county, Maryland. We are currently operating on 4 acres total including 2 sites in Baltimore City. We produce fruits, vegetables & honey. We currently sell at 3 farmers' markets and serve several area restaurants. (more...)


Faucette Farm

  Brown Summit, NC

On our farm we raise a wide variety of vegetables. We have been certified organic since 2007. We also have certified strawberries, which we hope will be ready in April. We are very excited about the upcoming season.. Our customers come to our farm to buy, but we like them to leave as friends. (more...)