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North Star Farms
P.O. Box 164
Carpio, N.D. 58725
(701) 720-2635

gardendwellers FARM

What We're Growing
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We make every effort to grow a wide variety of the best-quality, certified organic produce for today’s health-conscious consumer. The demand of our customers helps us decide many of the crops we will grow the following year. We also take pride in growing some of the most unusual produce items found in the state of North Dakota. This year we are growing organic tobacco as a pesticide.

Fruit varieties available in 2017:
Honeydew, Cantaloupe, Strawberries and Pumpkins.

Vegetable varieties available in 2017:
Asparagus, Beet, Carrot, cucumber, Pepper, Radish, Squash, Zucchini, Cabbage, Kale, Broccoli, Celery, Okra, and potatoes.

Garlic varieties available in 2017:
On Oct. 3, 2017, we planted several hardneck garlic varieties. They included Georgia Fire, Siberian, Romanian Red and German Extra Hardy. Last season we had our best crop ever, harvesting 312 pounds with most of the bulbs weighing in at 4 ounces each, with a select few weighing a half pound. This season we anticipate another robust harvest from our 72 pounds of seed that brought us more than 1,700 plants.

Legume varieties available in 2017:
Wax beans, Snap peas, Shell peas and Peanuts.

Allium varieties available in 2017:
Yellow fresh market onions, red and yellow storage onions, leeks and shallots  

Tomato varieties available in 2017:
Slicer, paste and juicing tomatoes.

Unusual varieties available in 2016:
Inca tomatoe from New Zealand, Cascade Hops, Red Foliated Cotton and UC-Davis 157 Asparagus will be growing on the farm in the summer of 2018.We are also growing Delgold, organic Tobacco and Carolina Reaper Peppers.

Thanks to you, our CSA shareholders and farmers market customers for making 2017 another successful growing season. We look forward to seeing you in 2018.

 
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