Radiator Charlie's Mortgage Lifter tomato

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This tomato was developed by Charlie Byles of Logan, West Virgina in the 1930s. Charlie owned a radiator repair shop and had no plant breeding experience - this tomato was the only breeding work he ever did. After years of experimenting and selling off his seedlings, he was able to pay off the mortgage on his house. This tomato's story has helped keep the strain alive. This large beefsteak fruit is very meaty with few seeds. It has a spicy flavor and low acidity. The taste starts off mild and then builds, with a long finish on the palate. It has a roasted, fruity and slightly salty flavo

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Big Blue Sky Farm

  Austin, TX

Big Blue Sky Farm was founded by Montana Stovall in 2012 after he moved back to Texas to be closer to his children. From 2010-2011, Montana operated Yokna Bottoms Farm in Oxford, MS with 87 families participating in the CSA program. For the 2013 year, We are pleased to announce our collaboration with Skinny Lane Farm in Elgin, TX. (more...)


Berry Creek Farm

  Blanchard, OK

Growers o'naturale. We enjoy our peaches, grapes, blackberries, strawberries and other small fruits. We have an acre vineyard of table grapes. We also have one acre of veggies, some of which are heirloom varieties, and a flock of free ranged pastured chickens (multiple breeds) all heritage breeds. (more...)


Ber-Gust Farms

  Waynesfield, OH

We are a farm with real horse power. A team of draft horses supply the power and fertilizer for our chemical free vegetable and fruit farm. Old fashioned farming techniques are followed in crop work and animal husbandry. We are a CSA produce grower using all-natural/organic methods. Most of our offerings are heritage or heirloom varieties. (more...)


Beech Springs Farm

  Orrtanna, PA

Beech Springs Farm specializes in organically grown heirloom produce, harvested at the peak of freshness and available in 2014 as CSA shares. We offer two share sizes: a full share, which will typically feed a household of four or more; or a half share, which should be sufficient for a household of one to two adults and younger children. (more...)


Bee Heaven Farm / Redland Organics

  Redland, FL    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Bee Heaven Farm runs a multifarm-CSA from mid-November thru April. We provide produce from our Redland Organics member farms and other South Florida organic and sustainable growers. In summer we ship certified Organic Florida Avocados mail-order to your home directly from the farm. (more...)


Beauregards Farm

  Big Lake TWP, ME

At Beauregards Farm we are committed to purely growing food for our family and yours. All vegetables, herbs, fruits and barnyard creatures are raised sustainably- using no chemicals or artificial elements. (more...)