We love lemon basil - chopped on grilled fish or chicken, adds a lemony herbiness to ricotta, and makes a great pesto. Unbelivable lemony aroma.
Just give us some basil, a tomato from the vine, some good olive oil, a little salt, and fresh mozzarella. This variety is perfect for pesto, too.
Lovely frilly fronds of dill are a great on grilled fish. Later, the dill heads make dill pickles!
Similar in flavor to oregano, but milder.
There is no Italian cuisine without this herb. The aroma of pizza!
This variety is a beautiful dark green with large shiny leaves.
One of our favorites - the amoma of sage simply cannot be beat. The essence of Thanksgiving!
A "spicy" basil variety from Southeast Asia with essence of clove and anise.
Traditional earthy, woodsy fragrance. A great herb that works well with almost any cuisine.
Very early variety produces very flavorful 8 lb blue-green cabbage. An excellent long-term storage variety.
Quarantina is an Italian broccoli raab or rapini variety with a strong, crisp flavor.
Very high in beta carotene, these bright yellow carrots also have great carrot flavor.
Classic Italian-style eggplant, grows large 1-lb dark purple skinned fruit with creamy white flesh. Prized for its rich flavor!
This medium-hot garlic is white with a little blush of pink.
Beautiful 6-inch, dark green beans with great flavor.
These beautiful beans are cream colored with purple stripes. An heirloom variety from the 19th century, Dragon's Tongue beans are crisp and juicy with traditional bean flavor.
Lacinato kale is sometimes called Dinosaur kale or Tuscan kale. The Rainbow variety features dark green leaves, overlain with blues, purples, and reds. Beautiful and tasty!
Rich, blue-green curly leaves have a traditional kale flavor, even better late in the fall after a frost.
In true butterhead (aka Boston) lettuce fashion, Nancy has medium-green leaves with a delicate, buttery flavor.
The name says it all - this head of lettuce looks like a delicious salad in a bowl. Tender bright green leaves have a mild flavor.
One of the most flavorful sweet peppers you'll eat. This cone-shaped pepper ripens to a bright red color with very thick walls. It's so versatile - chopped in salad, roasted on the grill, stuffed and baked.
Blocky, 3 to 4-lobed, medium size, green to red fruits
The twisted fruit, about 5 inches long, is deep green when young and ripens to a brilliant red. It has a fiery-hot flavor that's perfect for seasoning.
Said to be one of the hottest peppers available! Abundant small fruits ripen from dark green to deep crimson. Excellent for making pepper sauce and hot chili sauce.
These beautiful, elongated radishes are mostly red with white near the roots. Delicious with a mild radish flavor, they are a traditional breakfast item in France, where this heirloom variety originated in the 1800s.
Creamy, smooth yellow flesh with a mild flavor... Yes, rutabaga!
Who doesn't love shallots? Terrific onion flavor without the strong pungency that onions can have.
This lovely spinach has the traditional dark green leaves, but with beautiful red veins. Makes a gorgeous spinach salad!
This fun summer squash is yellow at the slender top and light green at the bulbed bottom - so pretty!
This rainbow variety retains the great flavor of traditional green chard with white ribs, but adds pink, red, orange, and yellow stems and ribs to leaves ranging from light green to dark green to burgundy.
The so-called "black" tomatoes are among the richest of tomato flavors. This one is no exception - beautiful dark red cherry color, too.
A "black" heirloom tomato - dark black/burgundy outside, with flesh that actually grades from black/dark green to bright red at the center. Some say ugly, some say stunning, all say delicious.
Bobcat produces large "beefsteak" tomatoes with deep red/orange flesh and great flavor.
Dusky rose to purple colored, 12 oz - 1 lb beefssteak type tomatoes with deep red colors to the interior flesh and dark shoulders. Rich, Complex, and Sweet Flavors. One of the best tasting heirloom tomatoes!
Golden orange, meaty tomatoes with few seeds. Mild flavor and low acidity. Has round, smooth, 8 oz fruit.
Sweetest. Tomato. Ever. Really. Our customers can't get enough of these cute little orange globes of summery goodness.
This winter squash has a sweet flesh but for me, takes best to savory applications because of the nutty flavor qualities it carries. A good option for stuffing once the seed cavity is hollowed out. Though all fall squash skins are edible, the outside skin of the delicata is thicker than Butternut and many of Delicata's other hard squash kin.
Zeppelin is an heirloom winter squash originating in the 1800. It has a creamy white skin with green stripes, and nutty-flavored sweet flesh.
Classic-looking zucchini, with long, slender, dark green fruits.