Early Blood Turnip-rooted beet

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This is one of the oldest surviving varieties of table beet, originally introduced in America around 1820. The beet has very dark, violet-red flesh with striking lighter rings. The dark red flesh remains flavorful, tender and juicy even when the beets grow large. Eaten raw the beet has an apple-like, slightly astringent flavor with a rich, earthy finish. The beet is good both boiled and baked and the leaves are an excellent cooked green. It is a superb winter storage variety, keeping well in root cellar storage for 8 months or more. Variable rate of maturity may make this beet less desirable for commercial harvest (and this may explain its disappearance from seed catalogs in the latter 20th century), however this characteristic is a plus for the small farmer and home gardener.

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Greens and Beans

  Penn Yan, NY    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Greens and Beans is a sustainable farm located in the Branchport area of Yates County, NY. We offer CSA pick up options in Canandaigua or on our farm. Our focus is growing heirloom and open pollinated vegetable varieties, to preserve both taste and seed security. (more...)


Green Moon Farm

  York, PA

Green Moon Farm is located at The Horn Farm Center in Hallam, Township in York County, PA. We grow a wide variety of mostly heirloom and open-pollinated fruits and vegetables with a deep sense of respect for our Mother Earth. We use sustainable, organic farming practices in effort to grow the most delicious and nutrient dense food possible. (more...)


Grassfield Farms LLC

  Chesapeake, VA    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Our 2014 CSA Membership Brochure will be available for the 2014 growing season the 2nd week of February 2014. Please send us an e-mail by clicking the "Email Us" button below and we will email you a copy of our 2014 CSA BROCHURE Our brochure should answer most of your questions. (more...)


Grassfield Farms AG R & D Heirloom Seed Supplier

  Chesapeake, VA

We are a Biological Farming Practice Producer of Specialty and Heirloom Produce and Seed. We are also a Private Funded Research Farm, Specializing in Molecular Biology, Micro-Propagation, Cell - Division Propagation, Plant Grafting, Phytopathology (strictly, natural biological controls) and Heirloom Seed Producer. (more...)


Glenview Farmer's Market

  Glenview, IL    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

-The Glenview Farmer's Market will return to Wagner Farm on June 21, 2014. The market will operate every Saturday from 8 am to 12 noon until October 11. -Wagner Farm parking lot, 1510 Wagner Road, Glenview, IL, 60025 -Parking generously provided by St. Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church which is across the street from the farm. (more...)


Glade Run Adventures

  Zelienople, PA

Glade Run Adventures is situated on Glade Run Lutheran Service's 325 acre Zelienople multi-service campus. This campus is designed to meet the needs of a diverse and special population of children with mental and behavioral needs. One of the ways we serve this community is through our farm. (more...)