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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Powell's Produce

  Turkey, NC

Our farm is growm with pride and special care for our customer. We keep our customer in mind at all times and we are a religious group of people. Our farm has been passed down from our great grandparents. We try to learn all we can to make our business a success.(more...)


Picked To Order Produce

  Goodison, MI

Our farm is located just north of downtown Rochester off of Gunn Rd in Goodison, Michigan. We are offering overages from our CSA (Rochester Hills CSA) direct to you. All produce will be picked only after you have made your order, allowing you access to the freshest food on earth. (more...)


Phasian Farms

  Sherwood, OR

At Phasian Farms, I raise/breed heritage poultry breeds for the backyard enthusiast. These are birds raised to produce eggs, as well as for enhancement to the landscape & garden--often kept as pets. My focus is heritage & truly rare breeds as well as a few more common ones that I find companionable. (more...)


Palomar View Farms

  Aguanga, CA

Welcome to Palomar View Farms. We are located the Aguanga Valley right off Highway 79 where we bring you only the freshest sweetest produce any where. We are the only pick fresh farm in the valley. We only grow organically Heritage and open pollinated seeds. [NO GMO'S] (more...)


Ornery Ladybug Farm, LLC.

  Kirkwood, PA

Ornery Ladybug Farm is taking a sabbatical year in 2014. No CSA shares are available this season. Visit our website to learn more about our farm, and please check in with us for 2015! Ornery Ladybug Farm is built on the philosophy that good food choices are of the highest importance and it should be convenient to make those choices. (more...)


Old Thyme Farms

  Oxford, MS

Old Thyme Farms is located in the university town of Oxford, Mississippi. Currently we have 2 farm locations (multi acerages) under cultivation. We raise heritage breed hogs (Tamworth and Berkshire), hair sheep, herbs, gourmet mushrooms and produce (mostly heirloom). (more...)