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

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What We're Growing

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 stir fry corn for the first time.

Fruit varieties available in 2020:
Honeydew, Cantaloupe, Strawberries and Pumpkins.

Vegetable varieties available in 2020:
Asparagus, Beet, Carrot, cucumber, Pepper, Radish, Squash, Zucchini, Cabbage, Kale, Broccoli, Celery, Okra, and potatoes.

Garlic varieties available in 2020:
On Oct. 1, 2019, we planted three hardneck garlic varieties. They included Georgia Fire, Montana Giant and German Extra Hardy. Three yeares ago 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 70 pounds of seed that brought us more than 2,400 plants.

Legume varieties available in 2020:
Wax beans, Snap peas, Shell peas and Peanuts.

Allium varieties available in 2020:
Yellow and white fresh market onions, red and yellow storage onions, leeks and shallots  

Tomato varieties available in 2020:
Slicer, paste and juicing tomatoes.

Unusual varieties available in 2020:
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 2020.We are also three varieties of sweet potatoes, two commercial varieties and one through a research project at Brandon University in Manitoba.

Thanks to you, our CSA shareholders and farmers market customers for making 2018 another successful growing season. We look forward to seeing you in 2020.

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