Green-striped cushaw, aka Tennessee Sweet Potato Cushaw squash
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.
Our farm is a small labor intensive operation. We mainly grow vegetables, but also have fruits, berries, and soon livestock. I have been farming, on my own, since the mid-90's mainly as a hog farmer--Daniel joined in 2000 and we started vegetable raising. Our farm is certified organic. (more...)
Reeder Farms owners, Russell and Naydene Reeder, are proud of their ancestry and their ties to the farming community that has been part of Russell's family for eight plus generations. This passion is seen in the quality of the produce that is harvested from their fields each year. Growing Great taste through the generations. (more...)
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