Crops

We grow many traditional vegetables and herbs including:

  • Various salad greens
  • Basil
  • beans (snap and dry)
  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Chard
  • Cilantro
  • collard greens
  • Cucumber
  • Daikon radish
  • Dill
  • Eggplant
  • Fennel
  • Garlic
  • Ground cherry
  • Hyssop
  • Kale
  • Leeks
  • Lovage
  • Melons
  • Mint
  • Nasturtium
  • Okra
  • Onion
  • Parsley
  • Peppers
  • Popcorn
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkin
  • Rutabaga
  • summer squash
  • sweet corn
  • sweet potatoes
  • Tomato
  • Tomatillo
  • Turnip
  • winter squash
  • zucchini

Our perennial plantings also include a wide variety of species:

  • Apple
  • Pear
  • Cherry
  • Plum
  • Pawpaw
  • Peach
  • Persimmon
  • Northern apricot
  • Pecan
  • Chestnut
  • Serviceberry
  • Blackberry
  • Asparagus
  • Raspberry
  • Grape
  • hardy kiwi

We are often experimenting with small plantings of more unusual crops, including small grains like: 

  • sorghum (sweet)
  • heirloom spring barley
  • rice (Japanese variety)
  • spring oats
  • Jute
  • various flowers
  • many species of cover crops

Animals

We have raised many animals, including:

  • Turkeys
  • Chickens: meat chickens, laying hens
  • Goats: milk goats, meat goats
  • Cattle
  • Honey bees
  • Pigs
  • millions of soil microbes, beneficial insects, etc.