The Wenk's Yellow hot pepper is native to Albuquerque's South Valley, where is incorporated into the local cuisine. In terms of spice, this variety produces medium-to-hot peppers with a full, citrusy flavor. Because these waxy yellow fruits are very fleshy, they are often used for pickling.
We offer over 100 varieties of tomato starts and 50 pepper cultivars, and specialize in:
Endangered heirlooms , including every tomato and pepper boarded on Slow Food USA's Ark of Taste and red-listed by RAFT , the Renewing America's Food Traditions Alliance
Desert tolerant varieties (adapted to heat, drought, low humidity, sunscald, or poor soil)
Local is best, but Fresh AND Local is even better! Biodynamically grown vegetable shares are available for the 2012 season. Details are on our website. Fresh and Local CSA is a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) project dedicated to serving as a model of sustainability while providing the freshest, most nutritious produce possible to households in the Metro Washington, D.C. and the Shepherdstown area.