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.
Walnut Hollow Farms is a group of five farms in Gaston county, NC, owned and overseen by our family. All five farms were owned by our ancestors. When Nicholas Friday first moved here, to start his family, from York, PA in the 1750s Gaston county hadn't yet been established (est. 1846) . (more...)
We operate as a non-profit organic farm, in an urban neighborhood in New Britain, CT. We farm seasonal crops all year around. We deliver to many restaurants, caterers and schools around the state. We offer two CSA's every year (summer and winter). Our farm market is open every Friday from 2 to 6 and Saturdays 10 to 1. (more...)
Thank you to all of our CSA members in 2008. It was a challenging year for us, and unfortunately, we could not continue on our farm for 2009. We have moved to oregon to be closer to family and will eventually try again to have a farm and CSA in the future. (more...)
TREASURED HAVEN FARM is a Minnesota Century Farm owned by the Johnson Family and is a diverse and multifaceted farm located in the Scenic St. Croix River Valley, an easy hour drive north from the Twin Cities Metro area. (more...)
Welcome to Tracie's Community Farm. We've been growing diverse vegetables, fruits, flowers and herbs for families in the Monadnock region since 1999. You can choose from spring, summer, and/or fall shares, visit our farmstand for transplants and our farmstore in the barn for local goods. (more...)