American Native Pecan

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During its potential 150-year life, each American pecan tree produces a nut that is unique in variety, making for millions of distinctive pecan nut flavors. Texas leads the nation in pecan production with an estimated 600,000 acres of trees consisting of 30,000,000 individual trees. Pecans are highly nutritious as they are sodium-free and contain upwards of 19 vitamins and minerals. As a nut with a high protein content, (18%) the pecan is listed on the USDA Food Guide pyramid as a nourishing alternative protein for people on a plant-based diet. Although not explicitly endangered, the American Native Pecan is at risk and in need of revitalization.

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Rose Creek Farms

  Sunset, TX

Rose Creek Farms is a "Certified Naturally Grown" 30 acre farm located in Wise County, Texas. We grow heirloom variety tomatoes as well as fresh seasonal vegetables and herbs for our local customers. We Incorporate vermiculture and natural farming techniques such as composting and animal manures for the soil ensures a quality product. (more...)


Riverdale Park Farmers Market

  Riverdale Park, MD    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Please join us from now until the end of March @ Town Center Market, 4705 Queensbury Road, Riverdale Park, MD on Thursdays from 3pm to 7pm. (more...)


Red Rosa Farm

  Spencer, IN    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Nestled in the rolling hills of Southern Indiana, our historic farm homestead is now home to over 100 beautiful alpacas as well as our naturally-tended gardens and orchards. We specialize in garlic along with a variety of other produce, all as lovingly tended as our alpaca friends. (more...)


Red Hott Tomatoes dba The Garry Farm

  Bowdon, GA

Our small family farm/homestead practices chemical free farming & raises vegetables,also milk & eggs year round. We sell from home as well as through market(s). We raise a variety of animals as well including ducks, geese, guineas, turkeys, chickens, rabbits, milk goats and more. (more...)


Rebel Ridge Farm

  Walnut Cove, NC

Rebel Ridge Farm is a family farm located in the beautiful rolling hills of Forsyth County between Walkertown and Walnut Cove, NC. We specialize in sustainable and naturally grown meats, eggs, and produce. Our quality lean grass fed and finished beef is from Santa Gertrudis cattle. (more...)


Providence Farm

  Sussex, VA

At Providence Farm, we like doing things the way God intended... Providentially. We are a little old-fashioned around here. Manly boys and feminine girls are brought up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. Even the animals are trained up in the way they should go. (more...)