Historically, gastronomic accounts date the Christmas Lima bean to the 1840s.The bean, which is often called the Chestnut Lima because of it similarity in taste to the nut, is a large, white, flat seed with maroon spots and swirls. These intricate designs remain on the bean once it is cooked. The Christmas Lima has a full-bodied, nutty, chestnut taste and the texture of baked potatoes. It is used in both its mature green state as a shelled Lima for eating fresh, freezing or canning as well as used dried, cooked into stews and casseroles. The Christmas Lima is very successful in the high desert environments of the southwest. They are hardy, heat tolerant and very productive‚??a bean known for its yield and versatilit
Dragonfly Farms produces Maryland wine, gourmet vinegar, cut flowers, herbs, fresh and local fruit and vegetables for restaurants and CSA's in Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia. We practice sustainable agriculture, integrated pest management, and utilize soil conservation techniques to preserve our water resources and lessen the impact of farming on our land.
Dolce Farm and Orchards is a 50 acre farm in the scenic Chehelam Valley, in the heart of wine country, 25 miles SW of Portland. We offer free range/pastured/gmo free heritage Delaware chicken eggs, grassfed-naturally grown Icelandic lamb, registered breeding stock, Icelandic fleeces and rovings for handspinners, Icelandic pelts, and pastured chicken.
WE STILL HAVE SHARES AVAILABLE if you'd like to sign up for our Autumn harvest! New for our Autumn 2013 season we are offering a Regular Share plus a Mini Share! We make weekly deliveries so you always have fresh veggies on hand. If you like cool season greens and vegetables, order a Regular share, if you don't care as much for greens, purchase the Mini Share!
In 1960, Don and Genora Dennison, with their children, Wayve (that's me)
and Frank, moved from the family farm in Ohio to "The Switch", as it
was locally known, in Elora, TN, just 30 miles north of Huntsville, Al.
This is a historic farm that even has its own ghost story. 2010 marks
the Golden Jubilee of Dennison's Family Farm, and the 60th wedding
anniversary of Don and Genora!
They have spent the last 52+ years trying to be good stewards of the soil
and the wildlife on it.
A major objective of Delectation of Tomatoes, etc. is to enhance physical health, contribute to the enjoyment of food, and encourage ecologically responsible and sustainable gardening practices by providing a wide variety of the healthiest, best tasting, and locally grown produce available. We use all natural and OMRI listed products (including humates, compost/worm castings tea, sea kelp, fish emulsion, etc.), amend soil with >70 trace minerals, and control pests with cultural practices.
Crossroads Gardens is a small family farm located in Pineville, Arkansas. We are dedicated to using organic growing methods and practices. We grow vegetables, plants, herbs, fruits, and berries. Crossroads Gardens also raises free range chickens and sells farm fresh brown eggs. We sell at the Mountain Home Farmer's Market and directly from our farm. If you are interested in coming to our farm, please call first to make an appointment.