Chioggia beet, also known as candy striped beet, was introduced in the US in the late 1840's it has a sweet, slightly peppery taste and beautifl red and white rings.
We have long liked Prize Choy for its elegant vase-like shape, medium thick white stems and smooth, mild flavor. Prefers cool weather, but is slow to bolt in heat.
A smaller cucumber for salads and pickling.
a.k.a. "rocket," is a native of Europe and western Asia. It is a cruciferous plant; whose leaves resemble those of the radish and provide tender, slightly bitter, mustard-flavored greens for salads and then some.
Arugula is full of vitamins A and C and-like many greens-provides much
Mizuna has green serrated leaves on slender white stems, the leaves are delicate enough to eat raw and have a slightly pungent mustardy, mild and tangy flavor. You will find the flavor of mizuna peppery-fresh but not overpowering. Mix mizuna with other salad greens and mesclun or add shredded mizuna leaves to soups and stir fries at the end of cooking. Use mizuna as a bed or garnish for meat and fish, grilled seafood, poultry or barbequed pork.
Red Russian kale
Attractive, lobed leaves are deep cherry-red, turning bright green toward the dense, tender heart. The beautiful, compact heads are much preferred over Red Saladbowl.
Top portion of young pea plants, approximately 3 weeks old.
A slighlty longer and larger fingerling with yellow tan skin and yellow flesh
A distinctive, slender fruit, yellow with faint white stripes and light green blossom ends. These have an unusually delicious nutty taste and firm texture.
These deep garnet round, 2-inch (2-3 oz.) tomatoes are full of juice and incredibly rich fruity flavors.
I’m still looking for a good white tomato. So far they’ve been pretty bland but I’m trying again. Maybe I’ll finally be satisfied with these big yellow-white fruits with mild taste. But – if you can’t eat tomatoes because of the acidity these may be just the fruits for you!
This was my introduction to the wonderful world of heirloom tomatoes. A lively citrusy zing characterizes this jewel colored beauty. (When the kids were younger I would make a "stop light" tomato salad, arranging red, orange, and green tomato slices to look like a stop light!)
This famous tomato has almost a cult following among seed collectors and tomato connoisseurs. They simply cannot get enough of this variety’s amazing flavor that is so distinctive, sweet and smokey. 7-10 oz. fruit are a black-brick color. Named in honor of the famous opera singer star of ‘King Solomon's Mines’, 1937. Paul Robeson was also a Russian and Equal Rights Advocate for Blacks. This Russian heirloom was lovingly named in his honor. We are proud to offer such a wonderful variety.
OK – so I’m not a huge fan of Brandywine – I’ve found better tomatoes out there. This is this season’s replacement for Brandywine. Deep pink and smoother than Brandywine, Rose is every bit as large, meaty, and flavorful.
The ultimate in Roma-type or plum tomatoes for sauces. These Italian heirloom tomatoes make instant paste and are a requirement for any great sauce recipe!
We grow a variety of slicing tomatoes throughout the season. The first variety that is ready in July is called Polbig, the mid-season variety is Celebrity, and the late variety is Mountain Fresh. Mountain Fresh can be harvested green just before the frost and ripened in the greenhouse. Each year we also try new varieties looking for great taste and disease resistance.
Introduced in 1934. Spaghetti-like strands of flesh are delicious in many dishes. Check out the recipes section for a way to use spaghetti squash as an alternative to a pasta salad.