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.
At Healing Acres Farm, sustainable practices, preserving heritage breeds, education and local attention are our primary focus. We offer a large variety sustainably grown, chemical free produce, micro-greens and raise 100% grass-fed premium beef, lamb, goat, pastured pork, poultry and eggs. (more...)
Hartwood Farm grows vegetables and eggs on 70 acres in the hills of Fenner. We use only practices approved for organic cropping to produce a range of delicious vegetables of both heirloom and modern varieties. Our focus is on flavor and working with our customers and our land. (more...)
We are a small family farm located in Westminster, Vermont, just over the Putney line. Our farm is based on the ethics of permaculture; Care for People, Care for the Earth, and Fair Share. (more...)
Handance Farm is a small permaculture farm operated since 1986 by Brian and Pat Bush We grow a wide assortment of vegetables , flowers and culinary and medicinal herbs.We are a mom and pop operation, but work with volunteers who wish to learn these skills. (more...)
Half Pint Farm is operated by us, husband and wife team, Mara and Spencer Welton. Between the two of us, we have 35 years experience growing & selling produce. Our two miniature dachshunds, Mr. Smeems and Bullet are trusty companions who help to keep the farm free of mice, rats, woodchucks, rabbits, and deer. (more...)
We offer only local produce, grown in Lancaster County, on Philadelphia farms, & at Grumblethorpe itself. Come to stroll in the beautiful museum garden while enjoying a cup of homemade Ice Cream or Fruit Ice--we hand crank our own every week from local dairy and seasonal fruits. (more...)