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.
Prairie's Grace Farm is located 4 miles East of Elsmore, Kansas on the wide open prairie. Our dream is to provide naturally and humanely raised beef, broiler chickens, fresh produce, free-range eggs, home-baked goods, honey and next year greenhouse plants. We are believers in living simply, frugally, and naturally. (more...)
Prairie Birthday Farm includes heirloom and wild fruit and nut trees and bushes; reconstructed tall grass prairie (as habitat for beneficial insects, amphibians, and birds; soil builder; rainwater capture), honeybees; permanent raised-bed heirloom vegetable gardens; culinary herb and edible flower gardens; as well as bramble/vine gardens. (more...)
Persimmon Pulp; Nut Wizard, Bag A Nut - yard pick up tools; Tree Seed In 1992 our family started a hulling station for Black Walnuts through Hammons Products Company. As a child and teenager I had earned money by picking up black walnuts. Our local station closed a few years earlier and we decided we had room to run the hulling station. (more...)
Our project began as a homestead. We were looking to live a simpler life. As we cultivated herbs and tended our trees, we began to produce more than we could eat. We eased into selling to neighbors and friends and markets. We use no pesticides or herbicides -- we are a no-spray farm. (more...)
Organically grown fruits from a local non-profit's demonstration orchard in Oregon City. We grow 7 varieties of blueberries, 3 fig varieties, over 100 heirloom and antique apple and pear varieties, 10 varieties of asian pears, plums, 30 different grape varieties, persimmon, and kiwi.(more...)
Owl Hollow Farm is a secluded farmstead near Cleveland, TN. Most of the property is mature and transitional forest and is a National Wildlife Federation Certified Wildlife Habitat. Providing Habitat for wildlife is important to us and is essential to the process of growing healthy food for our family and friends. (more...)