Fall is here! Unlike the more acorn-shaped Hachiya variety, this squatter, tomato-shaped Fuyu variety can be eaten firm. Enjoy them quartered into a grain salad with roasted Delicata Squash or simply eaten out of hand. They can be left to ripen for a few days until they reach a very soft, jelly-like consistency (much like a ripe Hachiya) and they'll be much sweeter.
Free Spirit Farm is a 7 acre farm in Winters CA, an hour north of SF, with orchards, row crops, berries, chickens, and more! We take a holistic approach to farming which means the use of native hedgerows, bat and owl boxes, and the maintaining of healthy soil to grow healthy plants. We use compost, cover crops, and our own flock of free range chickens to sustain soil fertility. Read more