Chiltepin Chile

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As the only wild native chile to the US, the Chiltepin is sometimes called the "mother of all peppers." Known by many names, the pepper is widely used throughout the southwestern region of the US, where there is considerable folklore associated with them. The Chiltepine is a very small chile with an extremely pungent flavor. It is rated very hot - 8-9 on pungency scales - and has a quite distinctive smoky bite. The Chiltepin is eaten sun-dried, added to cheese and ice creams, fermented into sauces, and pickled with wild oregano, garlic, and salt as a tabletop

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Bastrop 1832 Farmers Market

  Bastrop, TX

Buy Local and Eat Fresh! Our Tuesday Market (2-6PM) along with our Saturday Market (10AM-2PM) offers two opportunities a week to buy the freshest local produce available. The Market, open year round, is located at 1302 Chestnut Street (across from City Hall & next to the Convention Center). (more...)


B5 Farms

  Lockhart, TX

B5 Farms is the continuation of family tradition of providing Central Texans with wholesome food. It began with the Boatman Dairy established by Q.C. Boatman (my great-grandfather) in Austin, Texas. He recognized the importance of working with nature and technology to provide the best quality and nutrition to his customers. (more...)


Aravaipa Heirlooms

  Aravaipa Canyon, AZ

We offer over 100 varieties of tomato starts and 50 pepper cultivars, and specialize in: Endangered heirlooms , including every tomato and pepper boarded on Slow Food USA's Ark of Taste and red-listed by RAFT , the Renewing America's Food Traditions Alliance (more...)


A Fresh and Local CSA

  Shepherdstown, WV    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Local is best, but Fresh AND Local is even better! Biodynamically grown vegetable shares are available for the 2014 season. Details are on our website. (more...)