Wine Vinegar, Orleans Method
Though scientific advances have made large-scale production of vinegars fast and easy, it is the handcrafted Orleans method that allows for the most full-bodied and nutrient-rich wine vinegars. Unlike most modern vinegar making, which is based on rapid, forced fermentation, and flushing the wine with oxygen, the Orleans technique requires the vinegar to age for ten months in small French Oak barrels. As a consequence of this extensive process, very little commercial production of the vinegar exists in the US. The taste of this vinegar is described as bright, smooth and fruity.
Manchester Hill Farm is a 4 acre farm that grows speciality crops using deep organic methods. We also raise and sell free range fresh chicken and duck eggs to local Columbus,OH markets and off the farm-always available for CSA members. We grow all natural pork, pastured fresh chicken, duck and goose. (more...)
Locksley Estate is the 209-acre home of Chrysalis Vineyards and the Locksley Estate Farmstead Cheese Company. We are located in the beautiful rolling hills of the Northern Virginia Piedmont, outside the village of Middleburg, Virginia. (more...)
"For us, Kim and Albert Katz, our culinary lineage spans the last 30 years. It began in the late seventies at a time when cooking local, farm-fresh foods was just beginning to take hold in this country. (more...)
Trucking fresh produce to town since 1978, most of our farmers still live within a 10 mile radius of the Plaza. Our 2011 events are as follows: May 7 - Opening of Saturday Market June 7 - Opening of Tuesday Market July 16 - Market's 29th birthday: Brass band, birthday cake, coffee Aug. (more...)
I'm in the business of propagating plants via tissue culture or micropropagation. Most plants or seeds fan be multiplied at a faster rate with this procedure. Any plant is acceptable and I can experiment if it is amenable to tissue culture. I also produce tropical fruit wine, vinegar and mushroom spawns.(more...)