Crowder Cowpeas (Mississippi Silver Hull bean)
The Mississippi Silver Hull bean is a variety of Crowder pea that is intimately connected with the culture of the American South. Cowpeas originated in the Niger River Basin of West Africa and were then brought to America during colonial times, at which point they became a staple food across the southeastern US. The Mississippi Silver Hull beans are large and brown with a meaty taste and a hearty texture. The peas are globular in shape and are very starchy. While this bean is not extinct, it is rare, as over 96% of the acreage of field peas is devoted to just two varieties.
BLENHEIM ORGANIC GARDENS is part of Blenheim Farm, a 400-acre farm long associated with the Washington family in Westmoreland County Virginia. The farm is 45 minutes east of Fredericksburg & about 1 mile from George Washington's Birthplace National Monument. We are USDA certified organic. (more...)
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Growers o'naturale. We enjoy our peaches, grapes, blackberries, strawberries and other small fruits. We have an acre vineyard of table grapes. We also have one acre of veggies, some of which are heirloom varieties, and a flock of free ranged pastured chickens (multiple breeds) all heritage breeds. (more...)
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We are a family run farm located in the Southern Missouri / Northern Arkansas area. Our area of the country is rich in heritage. People of the Ozarks are known for Folk Art and creating things out of necessity. Gardening is also something done in this area out of necessity. Our art and farm are our only means of support for our family. (more...)