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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Foggy Bottom-A Salmagundi Farm

  Hudson, IN

We grow a large variety of vegetables, herbs, fruits, ducks, geese, chickens, guinea fowl, dairy goats, bees/honey and the highly sought after American Black Guinea Hog. Our hogs are for both breeding and meat. The meat from the American Guinea Hog is highly sought after and is rated #1 by Slow Food International. (more...)


Flutter-by Farms

  Petaluma, CA

Our farm is a small CSA. Currently we are not accepting new members. As we expand into the available land with new crops this year, 2009, we will be accepting new CSA members. Our boxes of organic produce are $20 per week. (more...)


Fat Blossom Farm

  Allegan, MI    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

We at Fat Blossom Farm are committed to sustainable ecological agriculture. We use only organic methods with a long term outlook so that what we produce is both healthy for you and the land. Long rotations and a broad diversity of crops ensure that the land stays in balance. (more...)


Farm Stand Marfa

  Marfa, TX

Farm Stand Marfa is in far west Texas, where the high desert, ranching, antelopes, Donald Judd and locally grown come together. (more...)


Dunwoody Green Market

  Dunwoody, GA

Dunwoody Green Market is a 10th year Producer only Market that is open April - November . Our hours are Wednesdays from 8am-12:00 Noon. A Producer Only Market means that only vendors who make or grow what they sell can participate. Our produce ,egg and meat vendors grow with Organic Methods and are Certified Naturally Grown. (more...)


Delta Sun Farm

  Hendersonville, TN

We are a small scale farm located in Sumner County, Tennessee that is focused on producing organically grown food for the folks in our area by using Sustainable methods that renew the farm and the Nashville area. (more...)