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.
Full Plate Farm is located on a gentle slope among oaks and firs in Ridgefield, Washington, 18 miles North of Portland. We specialize in growing winter vegetables and believe that people should have good food, even when it's cold and wet outside. (more...)
Multicultural family cooperative small farm, ten acres, seeking food indepence with a real food system, fermented and wild foods as well as heritage and traditional seeds and breeds. Buy Fresh - Buy Local member Clean produce, vegetables,CSA, some fruit, poultry, eggs and looking to add a milk cow and feeder pigs this season. (more...)
We at Fat Blossom Farm are committed to sustainable ecological agriculture. We use only organic methods with a long term outlook so that what we produce is both healthy for you and the land. Long rotations and a broad diversity of crops ensure that the land stays in balance. (more...)
When you will stop at nothing for truly green greens and sustainable edibles, it's time to join the Farm and The Fork CSA and harvest the bounty of New England with a weekly delivery of farm-fresh groceries. (more...)
Elmer Farm is conserved with the Vermont Land Trust and we are certified organic by VOF (Vermont Organic Farmers). We grow mixed vegetables, flowers, herbs, black beans and other grains. We have about 3 acres of mixed vegetables in production and an additional 40 acres in grains and hay. We are a family owned business. (more...)
What is an Earth Market? Earth Markets are farmers' markets that have been established according to guidelines that follow the Slow Food philosophy of Good Clean and Fair. (more...)