American Chestnut

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Nearly a century ago, the American Chestnut tree was ubiquitous among the hilly slopes of the eastern US. The nut from the tree was a staple food of many Native Americans and early settlers, as up to 6,000 nuts can be yielded from one tree. The chestnuts are velvety-brown in color and sweet in taste. They were baked into breads and roasted in stews and soups as well as pounded into meal. With the arrival of the lethal chestnut blight in the early 1900s, this big hearty tree was almost completely decimated. Revitalization of the tree began in 1983 with the establishment of the American Chestnut Foundation.

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Plum Creek Farm

  Valley City, OH    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

At Plum Creek Farm you will find three generations working side by side to bring you the freshest, highest quality local foods. Our farm has been in the family over 100 years and we are dedicated to protecting our land and caring for our animals. (more...)


Phasian Farms

  Sherwood, OR

At Phasian Farms, I raise/breed heritage poultry breeds for the backyard enthusiast. These are birds raised to produce eggs, as well as for enhancement to the landscape & garden--often kept as pets. My focus is heritage & truly rare breeds as well as a few more common ones that I find companionable. (more...)


Pelletier's Organics

  Becket, MA

In mid-April to the end of May we harvest Fiddleheads. And for the rest of the year we pick and sell our own organic Blueberries, Red Raspberries, Black Raspberries, Red Currants, and Elderberries. Along with our organic vegetables, until December. Wholesale only to restaurants, grocery and health food stores. (more...)


New Heritage Farms - Pasture Perfect Pork!

  Toledo, WA

Since 1998 New Heritage Farms has been implementing ever increasing sustainable agriculture. We started with simple rotational grazing for the beef. Now, even the pigs are rotational grazed. Pasture Perfect Pork. PiGturesque Pasture Pigs. Registered breeding stock available. (more...)


Maude's Market CSA

  St. Louis, MO

Maude's Market is a local food store located in the Dutchtown neighborhood in St. Louis. We combine the fresh, local produce of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) with the convenience of a neighborhood corner grocery store. (more...)


Main St Farmers Market

  Chattanooga, TN    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

We are your Chattanooga mid week local foods farmers market. If you are looking for the freshest, most nutritious, and most sustainably grown food in the Chattanooga region, then this farmer run producer only farmers market is what you have been looking for. Hope to see you soon! (more...)