The tomatoes are teardrop or heart-shaped with a brilliant red orange color.The Amish Paste tomato has a balance of acid and sweetness. This squash, which is also referred to by its Latin name, Curcurbita maxima, was obtained by James Robinson from Amish gardeners in the mountains of Maryland.It is most likely the result of a genetically unique seed that fell from an established Havani date tree.Once discovered, it became very popular and a grove was established in what is..more...The heirloom is a large beefsteak type tomato that is a pale green color with a hint of yellow striping. Aunt Ruby’s German Green has the wetness of a melon and can give..more...
Algonquian pumpkin was among the foodstuffs Lewis and Clark traded for with the Mandan Indians circa 1804-1806. Also labeled the White Walnut, the American Butternut, is a long-lived, slow-growing, shade tree that is a member of the Walnut family. and successful in procreation, it was estimated that one if four trees in the Appalachian forests was an American Chestnut. Originally renowned for their tough, difficult to crack shells, the fruits of the American Native Pecan tree are the inspiration for the tree’s name. Used by American Indians, African Americans and early European settlers, wild Persimmons are a distinctively American fruit.
They are bluish-black or olive brown dorsally (on their back) with paler sides and a white belly. They are distinguished by armor-like plates and a long protruding snout that is ventrally located, with four barbels crossing in more...
The Aunt’s Ruby’s German Green is a sweet juicy tomato with a piquant bite.
The oval shaped and slightly pointed squash measures up to five inches thick and can weigh up to 60-80 pounds. Wild rice is a misnomer, as it is not actually rice, but rather an aquatic grass similar to corn.
This tall, aquatic grass has long blades that grow best in the shallow waters of the Great Lakes region of the US (Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio). The Arkansas Black Apple is highly aromatic and has a sweet-tart flavor.
The American Spice Bush is a flowering plant native to Eastern North America; from the Atlantic to Kansas, northern Florida to Ontario. The plant consists of a small deciduous tree or shrub, up to 16 feet tall, found in the understory of moist thickets and forests.