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 recently again operational after a longer period of recovery from an industrial accident that I expected. Getting back on my feet took a while, little did I know, there is a lot of recovery after that. We have old spots hogs and expect pigs in the early spring. We are preparing to forest finish them. (more...)
"The people are very merry" is the translation of Manahoac from Algonquin. Manahoac is a union of tribes from the Piedmont region of Northern Virginia who allied against common enemies to protect their sacred land. Our mission is to provide our region with the highest quality products and nourish the people (more...)
Our family farm strives to provide high quality, flavorful produce, grown naturally in fertile, healthy soil. We are planning for an early supply of local favorites and will update this listing in April to let you know what we will be selling at the Ritchie Farmer's Market in May 2014. Hope to see you there!(more...)
Inspiration Farm is a 11 acre homestead. Integrating Biodynamic and Permaculture practices in relation to annual & perennial food systems, animal husbandry, appropriate technology, land / water management and cosmic rhythms. We grow heirloom vegetables and practice our own seed saving. (more...)
Hickory Hill Farm is a 4th generation family farm located 2 miles South of Loganville on highway 23, in Sauk County, Wisconsin. (more...)
A customized delivery of small-batch, organic, and home-made canned goodies. Seasonal jellies, jams, preserves, pickles, mustards, herbal tinctures, vinegars and steam distilled essential oils.(more...)