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.
We are a small family farm specializing in diversified vegetable crops (mostly heirloom varieties), stone fruit and berries. We currently run a 65-member CSA and participate in the Farmers at Firehouse Farmers' Market (Pittsburgh, PA), and Farmers at Phipps Farmers' Market (Pittsburgh, PA). (more...)
A small urban homestead willing to barter or sell excess produce, duck eggs, honey, and made-to-order gluten-free and/or dairy-free baked goods.(more...)
Midway Farms has a organic, free-range all natural local Family Farm Stand. We have certified organic & no-spray seasonal fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, herbs (cut and planted), jams, jellies, seasoned salts, gluten-free goodies, milk, eggs, cheese, chocolate, gifts and more. (more...)
"The people are very merry" is the translation of Manahoac from Algonquin. Manahoac is a union of tribes from the Piedmont region of Northern Virginia who allied against common enemies to protect their sacred land. Our mission is to provide our region with the highest quality products and nourish the people (more...)
All local foods farmers market founded on April 8, 2010 by the local non-profit Real Food Gulf Coast. (more...)
Little Black Pony Gallery & Farm grows heirloom and specialty vegetables and culinary herbs, Saanen dairy goats, chickens, turkeys and geese and has an onsite art gallery featuring agricultural theme photographs and art of the southside of Virginia, by local artists. (more...)