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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New Roots Farm

  Newmarket, NH

New Roots Farm is a certified organic producer of top-quality vegetables and herbs as well as pastured heritage breed pork,located on the New Hampshire Seacoast. New Roots Farm strives to bring ecological integrity and environmental sustainability to all aspects of our farm. Please visit our website for more information.(more...)


New Harmony Farm CSA, LLC

  West Newbury, Newbury, MA    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

New Harmony Farm (formally Greater Newburyport CSA) is a small family-run certified organic farm located on two fields. One is near the banks of the Merrimack river in West Newbury, MA. with a second farm in Newbury, MA. (more...)


Nama Farm

  Cambridge, VT

Nama Farm: we work by hand, giving each plant individual attention. Our produce is grown organically, biodynamically and naturally, without petroleum -based inputs. (We are not Certified). (more...)


Mudjoy Farm

  Dayton, OR    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Americans derive almost all of their calories from just 12 crops. Yet, botanists estimate that 10,000 edible plants exist. Our mission is to showcase some of these novel and rare crops, while at the same time offering the traditional varieties that we all know and love. (more...)


Moraine Farm CSA

  Beverly, MA    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Moraine Farm, a property of The Trustees of Reservations in Beverly, Massachusetts, offers weekly and alternate week farm shares May through October. (more...)


Moon In The Pond Farm

  Sheffield, MA

We have been raising top quality food since 1991 with a deep commitment to sustainability and organic principles. We are dedicated to non-toxic (organic) methods, for the health of people, animals, the soil, the planet. We do NOT use -antibiotics (except to treat illness,) -hormones, -herbicides, -chemical fertilizers, -confinement. (more...)