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 owned hobby farm located in South Chesterfield, Virginia. We have been raising chickens and selling eggs for almost thirty years. Currently available are delicious and healthy, free range eggs produced from a variety of hens; which include rare, heritage, and standard breeds. (more...)
We are a small organically managed family farm specializing in pastured egg layers and meat birds. We grow a wide range of vegetables and have a small, but, expanding orchard. We also raise pastured dual purpose goats for dairy and meat. (more...)
Kuhn Orchards is located within the Fruitbelt of scenic Adams County, Pennsylvania, about seven miles west of Gettysburg. The farm is family owned and operated by David and Mary Margaret Kuhn. David is the fourth generation of his family to farm the same land, and Sidney, the fifth generation, is also involved in the operation. (more...)
We are located in the foothills of the beautiful Great Smokey Mountains. We operate on forth generation family farmland and strive to be stewards of the land that God so graciously blessed us with. We practice sustainable agriculture and all of our animals are treated with dignity, respect, and lots of love. (more...)
FYI KC-AREA FARMERS - The Kansas City Food Circle has an established eList for direct networking via eMail, and a Blogger account which feeds Twitter which feeds Facebook, all to benefit our LOCAL+ORGANIC and LOCAL+FREE-RANGE growers. (more...)