Roy's Calais Flint corn

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Roy's Calais flint corn is an open-pollinated flint corn originally cultivated by the western Abenaki (Sokoki) people in Vermont, and subsequently grown and maintained by pioneer farmers, including Roy and Ruth Fair of North Calais, Vermont. Roy's Calais is slightly sticky and can be eaten as a sweet corn, but is mostly used for posole or hominy. It has a buttery aroma and a rich, creamy flavor, and a protein content significantly higher than most flint corns. Its brief time to harvest (90-95 days to dry field corn) makes Roy's Calais a reliable cultivar for short-season growing areas.

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Boulder Knoll Community Farm CSA

  Cheshire , CT

Now in our sixth year of production, we continue to expand our growing beds and improve the soil on three acres of Cheshire town-owned land. . We adhere to the stringent growing and environmental standards contained in the CTNOFA Farmer's Pledge. We are offering 68 CSA shares in our 2014 distribution season. (more...)


Bluebird Farm

  Waterville, VT

We are a small, diversified farm in Waterville, VT where we raise a bit of everything including pasture-raised, organic pork, lamb, chicken, guinea, turkey and eggs. Pork and lamb are available as sides or whole animals. (more...)


Big Woods Farm

  Nerstrand, MN    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Join Big Woods Farm for our 22nd season of providing our members with naturally-grown, freshly-picked produce, all raised right here on our farm. (more...)


Bare Paws Farm

  Fredericktown, OH    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Who: The Milicia Family (Bare Paws Farm) has been gardening and growing since we moved to our homestead in 2005. Since then we've been learning, practicing and preparing. Now we've expanded our acreage, and we're ready to grow for YOUR family! What: CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) is YOUR garden on our land. (more...)


Anichini - Moore Ranch & Farm

  Woodward, OK

Anichini - Moore Ranch & Farm is a small diversifed farm. We raise many different crops with a focus on heritage animals and foods. We raise heritage sheep breeds (Finn, Lincoln, Shetland and their crosses), heritage pigs (Large Black Pigs, heritage cattle (Belted Galloway and Jersey), and buffalo on pasture and hay. (more...)


Amaranth Acres

  Minonk, IL

A new island of fresh healthy produce is sprouting in an island of corn and soybeans. Amaranth Acres is a first year market garden specializing in unique and heirloom vegetable varieties. We have hundreds of different varieties in our seed order, and are interested in education and preserving various older, traditional agricultural practices. (more...)