Used by American Indians, African Americans and early European settlers, wild Persimmons are a distinctively American fruit. Although currently the greatest abundance of trees are found along the Mississippi River Valley, the native Persimmon's range extends from Connecticut to Florida, and as far west as Kansas and Texas. The fruits are a burnt orange color and often develop a bluish haze after the first frost. Wild Persimmons have a unique, succulent flesh that can be used for both savory and sweet dishes, including breads, pies, ice cream, candies and sauces.
Over 6 acres of cultivated crops and orchard. Our farm offers pick your own strawberries and blackberries. We also provide already picked. Peaches, blueberries with both winter and summer time vegetables. Winter crops include onions, broccoli, kale, turnips, potatoes, and collard greens. (more...)
We are a small family farm focusing on rare and heritage breeds of livestock and poultry and heirloom seeds. We also utilize some animal-powered farming methods, and are proponents of farming "the old way". We grow most of what we eat and strive to be more sustainable as we go along. (more...)
Willow Bend Farm is a family owned sustainable farm. We raise heritage breed ducks and dairy goats and grow heirloom vegetables. We also grow gourmet mushrooms, tend to our honey bees and offer workshops on a variety of topics.(more...)
Wildwood Gardens is a crafting studio and small vegetable, herb, and honeybee farm nestled on the southeastern slopes of the Massanutten Mountains, in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. (more...)
We are a family owned Demeter certified biodynamic and certified organic farm. We begin our season in May with pick-your-own strawberries. We specialize in heirloom varieties of fruits and vegetables. (more...)
The West Fork Garden Market is open the first Saturday of April at 7:30-12:00 noon until Frost and on Wednesday afternoon from 3:00 until dusk. The West Fork Garden Market members are local growers of natural and organic vegetables, meat, eggs, and cut flowers. (more...)