American Native Pecan
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.
We've changed our name to better reflect what we do. you can have fresh, nutrient-dense produce delivered to your home or office. We are a small town microfarm, growing fruits and vegetables with no chemicals of any kind. Our produce is available through a 20 week farm share subscription. we're excited about spring, are you? (more...)
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We love growing pecans, fruits, and vegetables and sharing them with others that value wholesome, nutrient dense foods.(more...)
FYI KC-AREA FARMERS - The Kansas City Food Circle has an established eList for direct networking via eMail, and a Blogger account which feeds Twitter which feeds Facebook, all to benefit our LOCAL+ORGANIC and LOCAL+FREE-RANGE growers. (more...)
Voted "Best Local Farm" by the Austin Chronicle! We started our farm in East Austin in 2004 with a 30x50 foot "Backyard Garden." Since then, our small family-run CSA has grown to become the most popular community-supported, 100% certified organic farm in Texas! (more...)