The Marrowfat Bean is a rare bush bean that was first popularized in the mid-1800s as a baking bean. Though predominately consumed in casseroles and stews, the Marrowfat has a dual-purpose as it is also used as a fresh shelling bean. The Marrowfat plant produces four to five inch-long pods that are yellowish-white and contain 4 white, egg-shaped beans. The creamy texture of these plump seeds makes them conducive to being pureed. These heirloom beans have a meaty, bacon-like flavor.
At Tierra Vegetables, we're committed to growing diversified vegetables, fruits and wool products of the very highest quality through sustainable farming practices. We are now also growing heirloom dried beans and dried corn for corn bread (etc) and polenta. (more...)
We are family farm cultivating 35 acres of vegetable crops and 8 acres of orchard. We specialize in heirloom and artisan crops, with which we supply restaurants in Boston, NYC, and Portland. We also offer CSA shares containing our produce & fruit to the Boston area. (more...)
We are a small Market Grower in Northern Aitkin County. We use organic methods of vegetable farming, but are not certified organic we are exempt from organic certification as we are small. We have a variety of vegetables available starting in late June with gourmet lettuces and snap peas. (more...)
We have been raising top quality food since 1991 with a deep commitment to sustainability and organic principles. We are dedicated to non-toxic (organic) methods, for the health of people, animals, the soil, the planet. We do NOT use -antibiotics (except to treat illness,) -hormones, -herbicides, -chemical fertilizers, -confinement. (more...)
We are a family owned and operated farm nestled in the beautiful mountains of eastern Kentucky. The four acres in crop and orchard production are surrounded by 100+ acres of mostly wooded and wildlife-inhabited land. While the farm is located in Elliott County, we have local CSA basket pickups in Morehead. (more...)
The Ferry Plaza Farmers Market is operated by CUESA (Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture). All our markets are open year-round, rain or shine. For more information and to subscribe to our weekly e-letter, visit www.cuesa.org. (more...)