Posts Tagged ‘Twin Springs Fruit Farm’

Market Research: Japanese Sweet Potato

Japanese sweet potatoes are an alternative to the cloying charms of the average yellow-fleshed type. (Fun fact: A sweet potato is neither a yam nor a potato.) The Japanese variety has burgundy skin, and its white flesh is less sweet and more floral. Where to Buy: I found Japanese sweet potatoes from Laurel Grove Farms […]

There’s GoldRush at That There Twin Springs Fruit Farm

As I was working my way through the free samples this weekend at the Takoma Park Farmers Market, I noticed some new apples at the Twin Springs Fruit Farm stand. You couldn't miss them, really. Their skins, embedded with tiny vanilla bean-like flecks, practically glowed neon yellow. I bought a couple of the GoldRush apples, […]

Pilgrim’s Pride: Your Opening Drink

As we head toward Thanksgiving, Y&H wants to help you eat like a pilgrim (a Native American, too, because we’re all about equal opportunity eating here). In other words, we want to help you eat locally for the holiday. Almost 400 years ago, the pilgrims had no choice but to eat local. These days, we […]