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 have four seasons of CSA under our belt, and we are itching to begin our fifth one. We love growing food for our community members. Ranking second on our list of fun jobs is helping our members find other local foods. Our website offers more information about this. (more...)
Shady Grove Farm is a small farming enterprise dedicated to sustainable farming practices and to providing great tasting, lovingly raised food to our customers. The farm is run by owners Kate Ambach and Drew Wood. In 2010 we moved to an unused portion of the Family Farm and began clearing land for a pasture-based farming operation. (more...)
The Shacktown Farmers' Market (at Billet-Doux Farm) will open in May 2008. Come and shop for the freshest, locally-grown produce, baked goods, honey, herbs and more at our producer-only market..(more...)
Welcome to Serenity Farm. We are a small Livestock and Produce farm located in the picturesque Santa Rosa Rancho's area of Murrieta. With our higher elevation and unique micro climate we are able to grow produce 3 seasons out of the year and have some unique heirloom varieties that people are coming to love! (more...)
We are an 81 acre orchard in South Haven, Michigan. With over 5700 hundred trees, and over 75 varieites of fruit we are committed to locally grown, picked ripe, delicious fruit. (more...)
We are a 180 acre farm located in Coastal Georgia. We raise and sell local, sustainably grown produce, beef, goat meat and honey. We supply produce for a number of area restaurants and maintain a 50 member CSA Program. For more information about our farm please visit our website: www.sapelofarms.com (more...)