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.
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: 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...)
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...)
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...)
MISTY BROOK FARM offers organic raw cow's milk, beef, veal, pork, chicken, eggs, vegetables, and grains. The farm is Certified Organic by MOFGA. We are a traditional mixed farm located in Central Maine. Our crops are grown in a rotation, and our animals are rotationally grazed. Our dairy cows, beefers, and veal calves are 100% grass-fed. (more...)
The Middleport Community Farmers Market runs May to October each year from 2:00pm to 6:00pm every Wednesday at the parking lot of the Middleport Family Health Center and 7-11 on Route 31 in Middleport, NY. Please visit us for fresh produce picked right here in Western NY. (more...)