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.
Roundabout Farm sits on 76 acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Keswick, Virginia. Just minutes east of Charlottesville, Roundabout Farm grows produce and cut flowers using sustainable and environmentally friendly practices. (more...)
Rosehip Farm & Garden is a small diversified farm is historic Coupeville on Whidbey Island. We grow a mix of vegetables, including many heirloom varieties. We also offer cut flowers for your table or for your local wedding. Although not certified, we grow all our crops without the use of chemicals or pesticides and strive to go 'beyond organic'. (more...)
Riverland Farm CSA sits just next to the Connecticut River in Sunderland, MA. We are a 30 acre certified organic CSA farm that grows over 100 varieties of high quality vegetable crops. We do a 23 week on farm CSA pick-up running from June to November. In addition, we do a box CSA distribution to the South Shore. (more...)
Rise and Shine Farm is committed to using only sustainable and organic cultural practices. Our soil based approach to fertility and nutrition uses cover crops / green manures, compost, rock powders and natural soil amendments to enhance the population of soil microorganisms. The soil feeds the plants - it is our job to feed the soil. (more...)
At Rehoboth Homestead, we choose varieties of vegetables for their flavor and nutrient content and our flowers for beauty and vase life rather than for their ability to withstand shipping. We take the stewardship of the land and animals entrusted to us seriously. We follow organic production standards as a minimum. (more...)
Operating since 2001, Red Fire Farm is an 115 acre certified-organic vegetable farm growing over 300 different varieties of vegetables, berries, garden plants, flowers and pasture-raised organic eggs. We grow local produce year-round! (more...)