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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Stillwater Valley Farm

  Jamestown, NY

We are young 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. We are now selling out of relatively new market house, which we have had in use for the past 3 seasons. (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...)


Saturday Willamette Farmers Market

  West Linn, OR

"New" Saturday Willamette Farmers Market Every Saturday - 11:00am-5:00pm May 16th to October 19th, 2013 On West Linn's Historic Willamette Main Street in conjunction with The General Store. Local Fresh Produce, plus Flowers, Transplants & Special Value-Added Products now available during more convenient Saturday hours.(more...)


San Diego Organic Farms

  Ramona, CA

Fresh picked, local grown organic vegetables. Open Saturday 8-1:30 for retail. Wednesday 1-4:30 for CSA Pick Up. Starting CSA subscription now for 2013 We are local growers of fresh vegetables and expanded our fields to serve the needs in Ramona for quality vegetables at reasonable prices. (more...)


Riverdale Park Farmers Market

  Riverdale Park, MD

Please join us from now until the end of March @ Town Center Market, 4705 Queensbury Road, Riverdale Park, MD on Thursdays from 3pm to 7pm. (more...)