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 farm located in the beautiful hills of Lincoln County, Missouri growing edible flowers, herbs, perennials, and vegetables. We welcome visitors, but please call ahead before stopping by - we would love to share our beliefs in growing organically for sustainability.(more...)
Roundabout Farm sits on 76 acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Keswick, Virginia. Just minutes east of Charlottesville, Roundabout Farm grows produce and cut flowers using sustainable and environmentally friendly practices. (more...)
Our primary interest is connection, which we seek to cultivate through four areas of focus: food, ecology, education, and community. Roots Farm CSA works to provide food that nourishes both body and spirit while caring for the land and the Earth that sustains us. (more...)
Nestled in the rolling hills of Southern Indiana, our historic farm homestead is now home to over 100 beautiful alpacas as well as our naturally-tended gardens and orchards. We specialize in garlic along with a variety of other produce, all as lovingly tended as our alpaca friends. (more...)
The surprise of having children with food allergies prompted us to explore organic food production 6 years ago. We both grew up on farms with extensive gardens, so returning to farming was a no-brainer. What a positive difference it has made in our family, and the families of our members. (more...)
Rebel Ridge Farm is a family farm located in the beautiful rolling hills of Forsyth County between Walkertown and Walnut Cove, NC. We specialize in sustainable and naturally grown meats, eggs, and produce. Our quality lean grass fed and finished beef is from Santa Gertrudis cattle. (more...)