Southern Field Peas

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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.

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Poplar Head Farmers Market

  Dothan, AL

Join us on Saturdays, 8-12 in June and July for Dothan, Alabama's downtown farmers market. A variety of locally grown produce is there along with freshly baked breads, desserts and casseroles, artisans, children's activities, chef's samplings and demonstrations of art forms from basket weaving to flint knapping. (more...)


Pennington Hollow Farm (CSA)

  Brookville, IN

Pennington Hollow Farm is a small, family-owned farm nestled in the rolling hills of Brookville, Indiana. We specialize in growing a variety of heirloom vegetables, herbs, and pastured, farm-fresh eggs. (more...)


Patchwork City Farms

  Atlanta, GA

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...)


Open Air Farmers' Market

  Owensboro, KY

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...)


Nonesuch Farm

  Conroe, TX

At Nonesuch Farm it is our goal to humanely raise heritage livestock, rare poultry and heirloom vegetables. These animals and plants have unique qualities that make them perfect for the homesteader and farmers using natural methods but seem to be disappearing as factory farming becomes the norm. (more...)


New Town Farms

  Waxhaw, NC    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

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...)