The Brown Farm is located in Heislerville, on the way to the Delaware Bay. The owner sells the ‘odd’ plants I enjoy finding. I was excited to find penstemon, a tall perennial that attracts hummingbirds, and a new variety of purple bee balm. I also bought some butter lettuce, the rosettes so perfect, my husband thought they might be flowers themselves.
I try to buy from small businesses as often as possible. Plants and farm roadside stands always draw me in. I am a true believer in the Health Benefits of Eating Local.
Searching out new places to stop and chat with the owners is one of the joys of our weekends.