Southern Field Peas
The term 'Southern Field Peas' refers to hundreds of different varieties of peas that are subdivided into four main groups: field peas, Crowder peas, cream peas and black-eyed peas. Originally brought to the US from the Niger River basin of West Africa, Field peas have been in the New World since colonial times. Field peas became a staple food among poor residents in the deep American south, as they are drought tolerant and easily adaptable to varying types of soils. The beans are eaten both as fresh shelled beans and dried, on the vine, for winter eating. Each variety offers a distinctive taste and color.
Patchwork City Farms (PCF) is a small multi-family owned urban farm located in the South West of Atlanta in the West End historic district. Patchwork City Farms (PCF) mission is to work with local landholders, public and private, to create a sustainable, naturally grown local food system. (more...)
Fresh, local fruits and vegetables produced by area farmers are available. Increasing number of unusual varieties of melons, tomatoes, beans, etc. Come often, come early!(more...)
We are a small diversified family farm with a focus on certified organic vegetables. We also raise pastured poultry, Heritage breed pastured pork, and free range eggs, We have been in operation since 1991. We market our food through a CSA, The Matthews Community Farmers market, and to local restaurants. (more...)
For over 28 years now I've grown herbs, heirloom vegetable seedlings, flowering plants, perennials, shrubs, and a few types of trees (so far!). I also raise "naturally-grown" produce (formerly known as "organic" until Government intervention) as well as sell hormone-free eggs from uncaged (and very happy!) hens. (more...)
The Middleport Community Farmers Market runs May to October each year from 2:00pm to 6:00pm every Friday at the parking lot of the Middleport Family Health Center and Wilson Farms on Route 31 in Middleport, NY. Please visit us for fresh produce picked right here in Western NY. (more...)