The most frequently used variety in Italian cooking Torpedo is beloved for its sweet mild and tender roots. This elongated torpedo-shaped onion has light rosy-red skin. The bulbs grow to about 4 to 6″ long. This onion is best suited
A favorite at our Fordhook Farm test gardens this family heirloom squash from Missouri has a flavor that is distinctly sweet potatoesque. High-yielding vines produce a plentitude of cream-colored 6-8″ acorn-shaped fruits with a wondrously sweet chestnut flavor. This squash
A very large and impressive softneck artichoke named after its city of origin in Northern Italy. This variety is very adaptable and grows in a variety of climates. Its tight coarse tunics make for a long storage life of up
A hardy mild flavor fast growing onion that does not form bulb. Long the most popular bunching onion among American gardeners. Best fresh: young plants can be harvested at 60 days and mature ones at 120 days.
This zesty orange beefsteak delivers full-bodied homegrown flavor. Vigorous indeterminate plants produce a large crop of bright orange uniformly shaped 16 oz. beefsteaks. Firm yet juicy fruits are ready to pick around 75 days from transplanting.
Early Sunglow is a great choice for areas with short growing seasons and cool springs. The height is 4 to 4 1/2′ and the extra-early uniform ears are about 7″ long with 12 rows of deep kernels. Stalks yield 2
Easy to see and so very easy to pick the gorgeous beans turn green after cooking. Beautiful in a basket and tasty on the plate.
Blue Lake 274 is an all-time favorite bean that’s nearly fiber-free produces prolifically over a long season and has excellent flavor fresh or frozen. A heavy producer over a long season it’s excellent fresh or frozen. Plants yield early and
Lovely and flavorful Jackson Wonder was introduced in 1888 quickly becoming an American favorite. A rich chestnut color speckled with maroon the beans have a bright nutty flavor. With a compact bush habit the prolific plants only grow 18-24″ tall
Easy to grow and full of vitamins Burpee A#1 has more flavor and sugar than other carrots plus it has twice the vitamin A. It’s super-sized too-10-12″ long yet still tender and juicy. Taste how good a carrot can be!
Found in the Mediterranean where radishes are eaten like cherry tomatoes prized for their sharp peppery flavor. This brightly colored beauty grows to a perfect shape whether harvested young or left in the soil and pulled when the size of
Fordhook Zucchini has cylindrical smooth dark green straight to slightly curves fruits with creamy white tender flesh. The bush-like plants are vigorous and the fruits are best when 6-8″ long. Harvest in about 57 days.