[Market-farming] price for black eyed peas

Bill Bradshaw billbradshaw at hughes.net
Sun Jan 14 13:48:06 EST 2007

Sue, Purple Hull peas sell here for $4.00 qt. shelled. Blackeye doesn't sell 
well. Fresh pinto beans sell for $5.00 qt., and sell well. Cream peas also 
sell well, $4.50 qt. These are all shelled. And will sell fresh or fresh 
frozen. East Texas Area. Bill

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sue Wells" <farmersue at hughes.net>
To: "'Market Farming'" <market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Saturday, January 13, 2007 7:34 PM
Subject: [Market-farming] price for black eyed peas

> How much are you charging for black eyed peas or purple hull peas per 
> pound?
> I am planning on growing purple hull peas this year, another new item for
> people here in Vermont. My okra did not do well last year. I will try 
> again
> this year. People up here are learning about okra. I haven't had any 
> purple
> hull peas in years. If they don't sell, then I will have plenty for the
> freezer. Is there any other way to cook these besides boiling them with 
> ham?
> Does anyone stir fry, or eat these raw? It has been quite interesting for 
> me
> to see people up here eating raw green beans. I was raised to cook them 
> for
> a long time and with ham.
> Thank,
> Sue Wells
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