Edible Perennials

Photo of Herb Garden at Many Hands CSA

A growing list of plants we are cultivating at Amethyst Farm

  • American persimmon
  • Aronia berries
  • Asian pears
  • Asparagus
  • Bayberry
  • Blueberries
  • Chestnuts
  • Currants
  • Elderberries
  • Fiddlehead ferns
  • Gooseberries
  • Grapes
  • Hardy kiwis
  • Hazelnuts
  • Herbs (both culinary and medicinal)
  • Jerusalem artichokes
  • Juneberries
  • Korean nut pines
  • Kousa dogwoods
  • Mulberries
  • Pawpaws
  • Quince
  • Raspberries
  • Staghorn sumac
  • Strawberries
  • White oaks
  • Witchhazel
Every year we plant trees, mostly for their edible fruits and nuts. We will not reap the benefits of many of them … but someone will … and therefore we believe it is the right thing to do, to live well locally. “Plant pears for your heirs” as the saying goes.