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.
Dukes Farm is a small, family-run operation on 40 acres in Skandia Township, about 20 miles southeast of Marquette, Michigan. Vegetables are grown on about 4 acres. Dukes Farm exceeds national USDA Organic standards for growing produce, meaning our vegetables are safe for you, your family, and the environment. (more...)
We are Organic, offering a wide variety of greens and vegetables for spring, summer, fall and winter specializing in tomatoes, onions, garlic, potatoes, fingerlings, winter vegetables & greenhouse greens. Free range meat birds, turkeys and eggs. Organic seedlings also available.(more...)
Plain and simple: we LOVE to be farmers. We want to harness this miraculous energy to grow food and live resourcefully. We want to raise laying hens, sheep, and innumerable, delicious, seasonal, vegetables. After a very long search, in August 2012 we finally purchased a property with which to explore our agricultural ambition. (more...)
Silver Springs On-farm Green-Market. Visit our farm and market at Custom Gardens Organic Produce Farm by appointment, only in 2015.We will not be open for Saturday Shopping as in previous years. We welcome visitors by appointment only. Fall, Winter, Summer, Spring -- there's always something growing. (more...)
Our mission at the farm is to maximize the flavor, nutrition and quality of every product we produce through sustainable old world practices. 2009 was the milestone when Creme de la Crop became the first USDA Certified Organic farm in Northwest Indiana. (more...)
We have about 3 acres involved in production of vegetables,fruit, and flowers. We do not use any chemical fertilizers or pesticides. We grow a wide variety of vegetables and flowers that range over the entire growing season. We also have an orchard of about 80 trees that include apples, peaches, and pears. (more...)