Fruit are the diamonds of nature's produce. They are naturally sweetened by rays of sunshine and their various colorful hues bring joy to the eater. At Black Diamond Farm they have over 40 varieties of heirloom apples, which grow in different seasons. They also are growing cherries, blueberries, apricots, peaches, plums, pears and grapes. They use a process called IFP (Integrated Fruit Production).
Black Diamond Farm lists the different varieties and listed and the description of the types of flavors that you can expect. Yes, there are more types of apples then Granny Smith or Gala apples which are the ones that are popular in Texas. Different types of apples are used in the cooking of dishes. For instance, Gingergold apples are good for pies, sauces and salads. Click here for ideas.
There are a lot of places to buy these wonderful fruit. Various Ithaca farmers market locations have Black Diamond Farm fruits so make sure you make it out to the market and get the diamonds that we all can afford, fruit. I am loving local, how 'bout you?
Black Diamond Farm
Third St. off Cayuga Lake
Ithaca Farmers Market
P.O. Box 6575
Ithaca, NY 14851
For other farmers market locations, see the directory we are building at www.farmersmarket.com.