Also labeled the White Walnut, the American Butternut is a long-lived, slow-growing, shade tree that is a member of the Walnut family. This tree grows along the eastern US where the climate produces a sweet and buttery-flavored nut with an incredibly high protein value. The tree also produces other valued commodities, such as sap, wood and nut oil. In 1967, foresters noticed a canker caused by an introduced fungus, which infects butternut trees. This disease spread rapidly throughout its entire range in the eastern US. As a result of this infection, the US Fish and Wildlife Service nominated the American Butternut as the first tree species candidate for the Endangered Species List.
We are a small farm operation raising goats, poultry, rabbits and produce. We are specializing in "heritage breeds" and "heirloom varieties" and most of our production is utilizing "pasture raised" or "free-range" management. (more...)
Currently we are operating a small produce farm. Our items include various types of beans, tomatoes, peppers, lettuce,cabbage....We also are beginning to produce Shiitake Mushrooms and are wanting to sell them locally when the are available and fresh. Our property also produces blackberries, raspberries, wine berries and mulberries. (more...)
At Stuart Farm, our goal is to provide a happy and natural environment for our animals. Whether it is the cows, chickens, geese, or bees, we do all we can to make sure they are happy and have the life they were meant to have. (more...)
Still Spirit Community Project, Still Spirit Family Farm and Mountain Song Herbals is happy to bring a new bread of CSA to Floyd County VA. We are offering a CSA Apothecary with our 2011 growing season. (more...)
Spence Farm is the oldest family farm in Livingston county, IL, settled by our fourth great-grandfather in 1830. Still a thriving family farm, we grow delicious foods of all kinds using sustainable organic methods that will keep our farm vibrant for future generations. (more...)
We are Ready Jam Farms, Organically Grown Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs We offer a 18 week Vegetable CSA Starting in June, every week for 18 weeks members will receive what is in season that week. We guarantee 6-8 varieties with an herb minimum in a share each week. At peek harvest members can see up to 14-16 varieties of vegetables. (more...)