Gilfeather Turnip

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The Gilfeather is an egg-shaped, rough-skinned root, but unlike its cousins, it has a mild taste that becomes sweet and a creamy white color after the first frost. While the hardy Gilfeather turnip does well in nearly any climate, a touch of frost contributes to its unusual taste and texture. Developed and named after John Gilfeather from Wardsboro, Vermont, this turnip is one of the state's unique contributions to cold weather agriculture. Mr. Gilfeather carefully guarded his stock to ensure that no one else could propagate the vegetable. However, some seeds slipped by and a few folks have continued to grow the Gilfeather Turnip after Mr. Gilfeather died.

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Yesterday's Favorites Farm

  Waynesboro, PA    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

We are a small family farm located back a long, winding lane in the rolling countryside north of Waynesboro. We specialize in heirloom vegetable varieties for our CSA. In our opinion, they have superior flavor. Our farm is Certified Naturally Grown and everything is grown using organic methods from start to harvest. (more...)


White Rose Farm

  Taneytown, MD

White Rose Farm is a 132-acre farm in northwestern Carroll County. We use biodynamic techniques to grow premium naturally-grown vegetables, flowers and herbs. We also sell local free-range eggs, local unpasteurized honey and free-range pork. (more...)


White Barn Farm

  Wrentham, MA

White Barn Farm is a small family-run farm growing fresh vegetables and flowers in Wrentham, Massachusetts. Farmers Chris and Christy are dedicated to using organic farming methods and believe in the importance of growing food for their community. (more...)


Whirlwind Farm

  Geraldine, AL

Whirlwind Farm is 15 beautiful ac. With 8ac. of mixed forest along Town Creek in Geraldine, Al. 7 ac of open land producing mixed vegetables and herbs on 2.5 ac. (more...)


Wayward Seed Farm

  London, OH

Welcome to Wayward Seed Farm, a CERTIFIED ORGANIC farm with a passion for providing fresh heritage and heirloom vegetables to the people of Central Ohio. (more...)


Warner River Organics

  webster, NH    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Warner River Organics is a certified organic producer of spring vegetable and herb seedlings, seasonal mixed vegetables, medicinal and culinary herbs, shiitake mushrooms, tree fruit and berries. We grow many Asian, heirloom and European vegetable and greens varieties. Season extension techniques allow us to produce year round. (more...)