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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Goodwives Produce at Hummingbird Farm

  Perham, ME

Goodwives Produce is owned and operated by a mother-daughter team who believe in providing great food at reasonable prices. After bumper crops of produce, the two women began selling last year at a farm stand and a nearby farmer's market. This year, they are selling exclusively at the farm. (more...)


Garman Farm

  Newport, RI

Welcome to Garman Farm! Family-owned and operated, we specialize in growing heirloom vegetables and small fruits on four acres in Middletown, Rhode Island. We became farmers for two reasons: first, food is our passion. Our principal criterion for selecting cultivars is taste. (more...)


Fat Blossom Farm

  Allegan, MI    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

We at Fat Blossom Farm are committed to sustainable ecological agriculture. We use only organic methods with a long term outlook so that what we produce is both healthy for you and the land. Long rotations and a broad diversity of crops ensure that the land stays in balance. (more...)


FarmIndy

  Danville, IN

FarmIndy is a collaboration that joins two Indianapolis-area farms (Seldom Seen Farm and Balanced Harvest Farm) into a single entity. We grow our veggies naturally - no synthetic herbicides, pesticides or fertilizers. (more...)


Farm of Plenty at Little Moran

  STAPLES, MN

The Farm of Plenty at Little Moran is a community supported farm that grows organic heirloom vegetables. Heirlooms are seed varieties that are over 100 years old. The flavor and nutrient densities are usually much better than what is available today in the traditional grocery store setting. (more...)


Dukes Farm

  Skandia, MI

Dukes Farm is a small, family-run operation on 40 acres in Skandia Township, about 20 miles southeast of Marquette, Michigan. Vegetables are grown on about 4 acres. Dukes Farm exceeds national USDA Organic standards for growing produce, meaning our vegetables are safe for you, your family, and the environment. (more...)