Records of the wild plum date back to the 17th century, when it was used in Oregon by local American Indian tribes as a dried winter fruit. There are 26 sub-varieties of the fruit that differ in season, size, shape, and flavor. The location span of this native fruit is from Maine to Florida in the east, northward from Mexico along the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains in the west, and along the Great Lakes region. American Plums are not commercially sold, but are found at local farmers markets when they are in season. The fruit is commonly used in jellies, jams, spreads and sauces for wild game.
Established in 1913, Prudom Farms is a family run operation now spanning 6 generations. We work in co-operation with other local farmers to provide a large variety of local, natural grown produce. Our goal is to build the local economy, raise awareness of organic v. (more...)
Willow Crossing Farm is an experimental and educational organic family farm. We grow a diversity of nuts, fruit trees, vines, berries, vegetables, medicinal and culinary herbs and teas, sell nursery plants, produce eggs and honey, and host a variety of educational programs. (more...)
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...)
Owl's Nest Plantation is a Certified Naturally Grown Farm and a full service Organic and Natural Foods Purveyor serving the general public, restaurants, retail and wholesale accounts. We offer a widely diversified selection of the finest and freshest Organic and Natural foods deliverd directly to your home or business. (more...)