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 an aquaponics farm. We have repurposed an old chicken farm. We produce salad greens year round. We have farm tours on Wednesdays from 9-11 and 1-3p. We sell our fish periodically, check Facebook for those times. We offer college students internships. We also have a nonprofit education and research center at our farm.(more...)
We have scaled back our operation and we are no longer open to the general public. Sorry, maybe again someday. (3/28/2013)(more...)
The Organic Way is centrally located between Stockton, Nevada, and ElDorado Springs, Missouri. It is run by Myself (Denice) along with my two children Sandra (13) and Cullen (12). We employ 2 full time people to help James and Stacy Ratti, with additional help part time during the growing months. (more...)
The Helpful Gnome is a small homesteading farm on the west end of Bloomington, Indiana. The Helpful Gnome was purchased on February 26th 2009 and named on March 5th. We focus on growing herbs, luffas, heirloom tomatoes and peppers, and saving seeds. We also raise several breeds of chickens for meat and eggs. (more...)
Sheep and lamb shares now available! Grass fed & chemical free. Please email us for details. A limited number of fresh fleeces will also be available. We raise heritage breed sheep and chickens & heirloom fruit, vegetables, flowers, and grains. We may be adding cattle and pigs in the future, but are still researching breeds at present. (more...)
The Texarkana, Texas Farmers' Market located at 305 Texas Blvd in historic downtown Texarkana will be open for the 2014 farmers' market season in early spring! Featured items include fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs, plus crafts, baked goods, eggs, meats, home-canned items, tomatoes (of course!) and so much more. .(more...)