American Butternut

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Also labeled the White Walnut, the American Butternut, is a long-lived, slow-growing, shade tree that is a member of the Walnut family. This tree grows along the eastern US where the climate is just right for it to produce a sweet and buttery-flavored nut with an incredibly high protein value. The tree also produces other valued commodities, as its sap is used to produce syrup, its wood used as craft-wood and nuts used for their oils.

In 1967, foresters noticed a canker caused by an introduced fungus, which infects butternut trees. This disease spread rapidly throughout its entire range in the eastern US. As a result of this infection, the US Fish and Wildlife Service nominated the American Butternut as the first tree species candidate for the Endangered Species List.


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bluebarnfarms

  Red House, WV

We are a small farm operation raising goats, poultry, rabbits and produce. We are specializing in "heritage breeds" and "heirloom varieties" and most of our production is utilizing "pasture raised" or "free-range" management. (more...)


WOJOCO Ranch

  Cairo, WV

Currently we are operating a small produce farm. Our items include various types of beans, tomatoes, peppers, lettuce,cabbage....We also are beginning to produce Shiitake Mushrooms and are wanting to sell them locally when the are available and fresh. Our property also produces blackberries, raspberries, wine berries and mulberries. (more...)


Unadilla Community Farm

  West Edmeston, NY

Unadilla Community Farm was founded in 2013 by a group of volunteers dedicated to the goals of the back-to-the-land movement. We are building an off-grid solar-powered homestead and education center following the principles of organic agriculture and permaculture design. (more...)


The Poultry Hatchery

  Clifton Springs, NY

The Poultry Hatchery is the areas leading producer of pasture raised poultry, day old chicks, started laying hens, and over 285 breeds of heritage & rare poultry. We raise all breeds of chicken, turkey, pheasant, duck, geese, freedom rangers, Cornish cross broilers, & more. (more...)


Still Spirit Community Project

  Floyd, VA

Still Spirit Community Project, Still Spirit Family Farm and Mountain Song Herbals is happy to bring a new bread of CSA to Floyd County VA. We are offering a CSA Apothecary with our 2011 growing season. (more...)


Spence Farm

  Fairbury, IL

Spence Farm is the oldest family farm in Livingston county, IL, settled by our fourth great-grandfather in 1830. Still a thriving family farm, we grow delicious foods of all kinds using sustainable organic methods that will keep our farm vibrant for future generations. (more...)