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Beans

Shell & Dry Beans

Shell & Dry Bean
Fast Lady Northern - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
321 Phaseolus unguiculata (65 days shell, 90 days dry) Open-pollinated. Southern pea for the North! Small white bean matures quickly. Easy-to-pick yellow pods. Beautiful yellow flowers on bushy semi-erect plants. read more
Jacob’s Cattle - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
343 Phaseolus vulgaris (88 days) Open-pollinated. Kidney-shaped bean with dark red speckles on white background. Popular New England heirloom. read more
Maine Sunset - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
337 Phaseolus vulgaris (85 days) Open-pollinated. Maine heirloom. Beautiful plump ivory beans with brownish-maroon splashes around the hilum. Wonderful baking bean: creamy texture and rich flavor. read more
Marfax - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
338 Phaseolus vulgaris (86 days) Open-pollinated. Golden tan seed. High yielding. Adapted to cool climates. read more
Shell & Dry Bean
Mitla - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
320 Phaseolus vulgaris
(85 days) Hailing from the Mitla Valley of Oaxaca, Mexico, this variety’s dense foliage produces medium runners, lavender... read more
Shell & Dry Bean
Saturday Night Special - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
388 Phaseolus vulgaris
(105 days) Legendary UNH plant breeder Elwyn Meader was hired by famous Maine baked bean company B&M (founded 1867) to breed a... read more
Soldier - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
349 Phaseolus vulgaris (89 days) Open-pollinated. Large white kidney bean with red-brown solider-like figures on the eye. Popular New England bean. read more
Shell & Dry Bean
Tiger’s Eye - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
335 Phaseolus vulgaris
(65 days shell, 85 days dry) Also called Pepa de Zapallo, originally from Argentina and Chile. Among the most beautiful of all... read more

Carrots

Main Season Carrots

Atomic Red - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
2068 Daucus carota
(74 days) Open-pollinated. This Imperator type is really red with a hint of purple on the outside of the 4–6" cylindrical roots.... read more

Grains

Barley

Barley
Burbank Hulless Barley - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
4303 Hordeum vulgare Open-pollinated. An historic 6-rowed barley selected by Luther Burbank from California hulless barley. In his final seed catalog he called it “one of [his] greatest grain creations.” read more

Greens

Perennial Greens

Perennial Green
Caucasian Mountain Spinach - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
2590 Hablitzia tamnoides Open-pollinated. Perennial spinach-like green. Hardy vine from the Caucasus grows 6-9' long for 2-3 months beginning very early spring. Heart-shaped attractive leaves. read more
Good King Henry - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
3096 Blitum bonus-henricus Open-pollinated. Heirloom perennial green and ancient European potherb. Eat shoots like asparagus; use leaves like spinach. read more
Turkish Rocket - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
3195 Bunias orientalis
Perennial, Zones 4-8. A few years ago, defeated by the resident flea beetle population. I gave up on growing brassicas in my... read more

Kale and Collards

Collards

Collard
Cascade Glaze - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
3442 Brassica oleracea (acephala group)
(60 days) A re-selection of the 1820 heirloom Green Glaze, by Alan Kapuler, Jeff McCormack and Carol Deppe.... read more
Collard
Variegated - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
3444 Brassica oleracea (acephala group) (61 days) Open-pollinated. Florida heirloom. Develops beautiful white ribs that contrast with yellow-green leaves at maturity. read more

Okra

Red Burgundy - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
3697 Abelmoschus esculentus (75 days) Open-pollinated. Edible and ornamental. Slender burgundy pods best harvested at 4". Green leaves and burgundy stems and pods. read more

Other Roots

Rutabagas

Rutabaga
Pike “Turnip” - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
2399 Brassica napus x Brassica rapa (pekinensis group)
(95 days) Open-pollinated. This special (and interspecial) root, a cross between Chinese cabbage... read more

Skirret

Skirret - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
2327 Sium sisarum
(120 days) Open-pollinated. Although native to China, the word Skirret derives from the Dutch suikerwortel meaning ‘sugar root.’ This... read more

Peppers

Elongated Sweet Peppers

Elongated Sweet Pepper
Mega Marconi - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
3736 Capsicum annuum (90 days) Open-pollinated. Heavy early fruit set of 2½x8" tender-skinned Italian-style Lamuyo peppers. read more
Odessa Market - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
3772 Capsicum annuum (87 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom from Ukraine. Dark leaves form a protective canopy. 2¼x4½" tapered peppers ripen from lime to orange to red. read more

Sweet Bells

Sweet Bell
Chocolate Cake - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
3737 Capsicum annuum (90 days) Open-pollinated. Rich reddish-brown 3½x3½" blocky thick-walled pepper. Meaty, sweet, delicious and flavorful even when green. read more

Physalis

Cape Gooseberries

Cape Gooseberry
Ambrosia - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
4009 Physalis peruviana
(115 days) Open-pollinated. The grower calls this his heart-plant and we can see why, if only because we fell instantly in love... read more

Squash - Winter

Spaghetti Squash

Squisito - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
1615 Cucurbita pepo
(87 days) I groaned when Nikos handed me packets of spaghetti squash to trial. Normally I disdain this stringy genre, having long... read more

Tomatoes

Paste Tomatoes

Paste Tomato
Vilms - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
4136 Lycopersicon esculentum
(82 days) Open-pollinated. Indeterminate. What struck me first were the plants: so green, so healthy, without the frilly... read more

Slicing Tomatoes

Mark Twain - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
4081 Lycopersicon esculentum
(85 days) Open-pollinated. Indeterminate. Odd that a tomato would be named for the famous writer who professed not to like... read more
Slicing Tomato
Ruby Gold - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
4097 Lycopersicon esculentum
(90 days) Open-pollinated. Indeterminate. As aesthetically appealing as it is delicious, Ruby boasts prolific beautiful... read more
Weisnicht’s Ukrainian - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
4082 Lycopersicon esculentum (85 days) Open-pollinated. Compact Ind. Pink 8-12 oz rare tomato. Very tasty. Has performed well in cool wet summers. Potato-leaf foliage. read more

Small-Fruited Tomatoes

Small-Fruited Tomato
Pocket Star - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
4113 Lycopersicon esculentum
(74 days) Open-pollinated. Indeterminate. Two years ago after giving one of my Grow-for-Fedco talks at Common Ground Fair,... read more

Watermelons

Red & Pink Flesh

Red & Pink Flesh
Sunsweet - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
1046 Citrullus lanatus
(85 days) Open-pollinated. Though it loves warm locales, Sunsweet is adapted almost anywhere. Our melon trialers in central... read more
Red & Pink Flesh
Verona - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
1047 Citrullus lanatus
(86 days) We started growing seed for this rare large red oblong watermelon after the original Whilite Seed dropped it. Verona... read more