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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Southern Star Farm

  Rusk, TX    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Southern Star is an 8 acre farm in Rusk, Texas, family owned since the early 1900's, currently owned and operated by Ken and Sally Wallace, since 2001. We grow seasonal vegetables, fruit and herbs, and raise happy healthy chickens for their wonderful eggs. We follow old time natural farming practices passed down from 4 generations of farmers. (more...)


Southern Exposure Seed Exchange

  Mineral, VA    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

We are a certified organic farm that specializes in growing for seed. We work mostly with heirloom and open pollinated varieties. Our seeds are available through our website and our mail-order catalog. We fill seed orders world wide. We have internships available, usually in the summer. (more...)


Skipper Farms

  Virginia Beach, VA    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

NOW Accepting new CSA members for our Summer 2014 CSA to start May 9,201.----Skipper Farms is family owned and operated offering a wide variety of naturally grown, tasty, and safe fresh fruits and vegetables. (more...)


Schultz Valley Farms

  Lancaster, OH    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

My husband, children, and I farm and operate around 200 acres with my husband's parents in the Bremen area.Our family believes in producing farm fresh quality products for consumers in the local community. (more...)


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  Berea, KY    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Since 2002, Salamander Springs Farm has produced market crops without tillage, fertilizers or pesticides. This farm & homestead was created from scratch by developing & recycling local resources, energy & nutrients. (more...)


SHAREcroppers Farm

  Spartanburg, SC    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

SHAREcropper's Farm is a small "farmette" in Upstate SC with naturally grown heirloom vegetables, herbs and flowers, and also fresh eggs. We have a 20 week long CSA harvest period during the spring - summer and a 10 week long fall harvest period. (more...)