Green Mountain potato

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Orson H. Alexander, a researcher from the University of Vermont, first introduced the Green Mountain potato as the answer to the US potato blight of the 1840s. The Green Mountain is a hardy, resistant, late-season variety with a crumbly flesh and sweet meat when baked. For nearly fifty years following its introduction, the Green Mountain potato was one of the most popular baking potatoes in the US. After World War II, however, the smooth-skinned and consistently oval Russet potato gradually won the heart of Americans. Today, only a few farmers and home gardeners grow this notable relic.

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Putney Farmers' Market

  Putney, VT

Open Sundays from May to October, the Putney Farmers' Market is a producers-only market selling locally raised organic and conventional produce, bedding plants, meats, cheeses, eggs, honey and maple syrup. We also feature artisan crafts and handmade goods that are purposeful, practical and beautiful. (more...)


Prospect Rock Permaculture

  Johnson, VT

Willow Crossing Farm is an experimental and educational organic family farm. We grow a diversity of nuts, fruit trees, vines, berries, vegetables, medicinal and culinary herbs and teas, sell nursery plants, produce eggs and honey, and host a variety of educational programs. (more...)


Plum Granny Farm

  King, NC    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Plum Granny Farm is a small family farm located in the north central piedmont area of North Carolina. The farm is set on 54 beautiful acres of rolling countryside just south of Hanging Rock State Park. We are building on our heritage as a NC Century Farm, as the farm has been in the Ferguson family for over 140 years. (more...)


Oxen Hill Farm

  Suffield, CT    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Oxen Hill Farm is a small-acreage family farm located in both Suffield and East Granby, CT. Our business has been in the family for 11 generations, spanning back to 1647. We operate a diversified USDA certified organic vegetable operation that primarily serves our CSA customers, while also catering to local restaurants and farmers' markets. (more...)


Old Gates Farm

  Castleton, VT

We are a small, diversified family farmstead on 13 acres that loves to grow organic, heirloom vegetables. We also have a 2 acre sugarbush and sell woodfired maple syrup. We raise and sell pastured pork and offer farm-fresh milkshares, too.(more...)


No View Farm & Bakery

  Rumford, ME

We are a diversified vegetable farm with a local foods market, Gone Loco! Cafe, Bakery, 3 greenhouses and an acre market garden. We grow market vegetables, herbs, annuals, & perennials. We raise and sell seedlings and bedding plants. We have extended season crops as well and will be growing year round in 2012. Gone Loco! (more...)