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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Szarek Farms, LLC

  Clinton, NY    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

We are a small greenhouse farm in CNY. We grow vertical! We use hydroponic methods, using "coir" which is an organic material made from coconut husk fiber ,to grow all our veggies. We do not use pesticides or GMO's in our vegetable production. (more...)


Sycamore Spring Farm

  Frederick, MD

"A Farm in your Life", our CSA program is a HUGE hit. Our main Focus--to produce and supply the Safest, Healthiest most Nutrient Dense Foods possible-has never changed BUT we never imagined that something even Deeper & Healthier would result when Individuals and Families get a REAL old-time Homestead Family Farm back in their lives. (more...)


Sugarfoot Organic Farms

  Conway, SC

Sugarfoot Farms is a third-generation family micro-farm that is Certified Naturally Grown. We strive to create a farm that is 100% organic, sustainable and humane. We do not use any synthetic pesticides, fertilizers, or harmful chemicals and use only sustainable methods of controlling weeds, pests, and diseases. (more...)


Stillwater Valley Farm

  Jamestown, NY

We are greenhorn farmers in our twenties who live on a historic, falling-apart old farm. It was previously farmed by at least 4 generations of family before us, but had been out of farming use for many years before we started again. Currently, we are planting and preparing for a good season. (more...)


Serenity Farm

  Murrieta, CA

Welcome to Serenity Farm. We are a small Livestock and Produce farm located in the picturesque Santa Rosa Rancho's area of Murrieta. With our higher elevation and unique micro climate we are able to grow produce 3 seasons out of the year and have some unique heirloom varieties that people are coming to love! (more...)


Seedsower Farm

  Centerport, NY

All vegetables, herbs, and flowers are grown using organic and sustainable practices. Seedsower Farm adheres to the Northeast Organic Farming Association's Farmers Pledge. Over 25 varieties of mixed vegetables and herbs will be offered at my farmstand every Thursday from May - September. (more...)