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 farm, located in Northwest Florida in the McDavid community. We specialize in heirloom, non-gmo produce. We believe in growing produce with no pesticides or herbicides and follow organic planting and growing methods. (more...)
We raise pastured poultry (heritage breed chickens), meat goats (Boer/Xs), meat sheep (Katahdin/Dorper/Barbados) and feeder pigs. We are all natural with no steroids, hormones or medications and only use natural fertilizers and insect control methods.(more...)
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU If you're looking for healthier alternatives to the feedlot beef and confinement pork then rest assured that you can look locally for these pastured meats as well as remaining loyal to your local market gardeners and orchardists. A Homesteads Pantry @Springsberry Farms Open by appointment only (more...)
My father has farming in his blood and my mother's green thumb goes all the way up to her elbow so it is no surprise that I love helping things to grow. I've been planting and picking for practice for a few years. With the help of my family I was excited to offer CSA subscriptions for a 22 week season in 2012 and again in 2013. (more...)