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.
Our project began as a homestead. We were looking to live a simpler life. As we cultivated herbs and tended our trees, we began to produce more than we could eat. We eased into selling to neighbors and friends and markets. We use no pesticides or herbicides -- we are a no-spray farm. (more...)
Organically grown fruits from a local non-profit's demonstration orchard in Oregon City. We grow 7 varieties of blueberries, 3 fig varieties, over 100 heirloom and antique apple and pear varieties, 10 varieties of asian pears, plums, 30 different grape varieties, persimmon, and kiwi.(more...)
Owl Hollow Farm is a secluded farmstead near Cleveland, TN. Most of the property is mature and transitional forest and is a National Wildlife Federation Certified Wildlife Habitat. Providing Habitat for wildlife is important to us and is essential to the process of growing healthy food for our family and friends. (more...)
Out Of The Box Collective is LA's farm to table home delivery service. The Mission of Out of the Box Collective is to deliver the Food Revolution to our customer's table by using their food dollars to support a collective of local farmers, ranchers, vintners and artisans who are stewards of the land. (more...)
Old Milburnie Farm is committed to sustainable agriculture and follows intensive, organic practices to produce all products seven miles from downtown Raleigh. We will undergo NOP certification later this year (2013). We offer a CSA (half and full shares) and farmer's market access to our products. (more...)
Greetings! Our small-scale, certified organic family farm is located in Scotts Valley, in a unique Santa Cruz Mountain setting. (more...)