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.
Fair Shares is dedicated to helping more people gain access to fresh, local, seasonal, sustainably-produced food in the St. Louis area. We think knowing where your food comes from is the first step in preparing safe, wholesome food for your family. (more...)
Dark Ridge Farms is the brainchild of a small family wishing to be the change they see in the world. With GMO crops on the rise, our goal is to steer away from them completely and go beyond organic with our farming; since organic crops can still be sprayed with pesticides. (more...)
We sell most of our products at Wooster Local Roots. Our early season produce includes lettuce, spinach, radishes, asparagus, peas, swiss chard, and onions. As we get further into the summer our gardens overflow with tomatoes, peppers, beans, beets, squash, strawberries, leeks, cauliflower, and broccoli. (more...)
Our Cornerstone members have been Teaching, Studying & Practicing Permaculture in Vermont and throughout New England for nearly a decade. (more...)
In 2012 the Coastside Farmers' Markets celebrate their 10th year of bringing the best of the closest-to-the-market produce from this agricultural rich community to this treasured community based, farmer-driven Market . (more...)