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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Sparrow Arc Farm

  Unity, ME

We are family farm cultivating 35 acres of vegetable crops and 8 acres of orchard. We specialize in heirloom and artisan crops, with which we supply restaurants in Boston, NYC, and Portland. We also offer CSA shares containing our produce & fruit to the Boston area. (more...)


Snoqualmie Valley Farmers Cooperative

  Carnation, WA

The Snoqualmie Valley Farmers Cooperative is an organization of about 20 small, local farms working together to bring you fresh produce. Farmers run the show! Our member farms initiated and built the co-op so that they could spend less time on logistics and more time growing your food. (more...)


Shared Harvest CSA

  Arlington, MA    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Farms are planning now for your fall/winter share. Signup by May 15 for early bird discount. Several small family farms have come together to share their fall and winter harvests with you through this extended season CSA. Our primary vegetable growers are Picadilly Farm and Riverland Farm; both are certified organic. (more...)


Shared Earth Farm CSA

  Mechanicsburg, PA

We have four seasons of CSA under our belt, and we are itching to begin our fifth one. We love growing food for our community members. Ranking second on our list of fun jobs is helping our members find other local foods. Our website offers more information about this. (more...)


Serenity Farm

  Murrieta, CA

Welcome to Serenity Farm. We are a small Livestock and Produce farm located in the picturesque Santa Rosa Rancho's area of Murrieta. With our higher elevation and unique micro climate we are able to grow produce 3 seasons out of the year and have some unique heirloom varieties that people are coming to love! (more...)


Scarecrow Farm

  Hollowville, NY    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Four generation working family farm featuring livestock, vegetables, fourteen varieties of garlic, jams and preserves, eggs from pastured chickens, our own honey, our wool yarn, and local farm crafts. Vegetables grown without sprays or chemicals. New high tunnel extends our growing season. Farmstand open May 1 through December 24.(more...)