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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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...)


Old Bluestone Wall Homestead

  Shohola, PA

The Old Bluestone Wall Homestead is a small sustainable farm in Shohola, PA that raises heritage breed animals and heirloom fruits and vegetables in the most natural and organic way possible. We have fresh free-range chicken eggs available. Guinea eggs are available by request and duck eggs will be available this summer. (more...)


Nature's Touch Nursery & Harvest

  Templeton, CA

Seasonal gourmet grocery that specializes in locally grown, Certified Organic & Naturally grown produce, dairy, fruits, breads & meats. Specialty plant nursery that only stocks California Natives, Antique Flowers & Certified Organic Vegetable & Herbal Plants. Seasonal fresh cut herbs & Greens. (more...)


Nama Farm

  Cambridge, VT

Nama Farm: we work by hand, giving each plant individual attention. Our produce is grown organically, biodynamically and naturally, without petroleum -based inputs. (We are not Certified). (more...)


Miracle Mountain Farm

  Cookeville, TN

Our motto is "Independence Through Stewardship" and we take it very seriously. We plant mostly heirloom seeds to protect biodiversity, practice no till/shallow till farming to preserve topsoil, use natural predators and companion planting instead of chemical pesticides and recycle tires for raised beds (more...)