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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The Appalachian Shed

  Butler, TN

We are a small organic farm with art studios on site. We carry heirloom vegetable plants, perennial flowers, herbs, produce, baked goods and Folk Art. Asian greens, vegetable plants for containers, and more. NEVER GMOs 2014 - Heirloom vegetable plant varieties from around the world. We grow using biodynamic and sustainable practices.(more...)


Purple Maize Farm

  Dowelltown, TN    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Our farm specializes in outrageously delicious, unusually colored open pollinated vegetables! Your investment in our Community Supported Agriculture program buys the seeds and pays the bills. A weekly supply of fresh, beautiful produce is your return. We offer only one size share at $20 per week. (more...)


Miracle Mountain Farm

  Cookeville, TN

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...)


Market Square Farmers' Market

  Knoxville, TN

The Market Square Farmers' Market is an open-air, producer-only market. The MSFM features produce, locally baked goods, free-range eggs, grass-fed meat, herbs, honey and live plants, as well as regional art and craft booths, demonstrations, and entertainment. (more...)


Heritage Glen Farm

  Dickson, TN

We specialize in Heritage breeds of chickens and Heirloom garden produce. Currently, we have for sale All Natural, Free Range chicken eggs. Please e-mail for more information.(more...)


Gods Blessing Farm

  Niota, TN

Gods Blessing Farm is a working farm raising gourmet & heirloom vegetables, a small fruit orchard & vineyard. We have a few different breeds of chickens, such as Belgian D'uccles, Buckeyes & Cornish so we usually have farm fresh eggs available from free range naturally fed chickens. We raise Rare Heritage American Blue meat rabbits. (more...)