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Heirloom

An asset passed down within a family for several generations. Heirlooms refer to personal property, such jewelry or furniture, and not to major assets like real estate. Heirlooms often have intrinsic value, but because they may appeal to a limited demographic (family members and collectors), they may be illiquid.
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So the Fredericks started to make their own recipe for the hard ciders with the heirloom "apples.
When first contacted, Estate Heirloom will visit the client's site and provide a free consultation to assess the things that are to be sold.
Minaangan Heirloom Rice comes from Banaue, Ifugao, and like the Balatinaw and the Ominio is harvested from July to August.
One of the top 10 heirloom tomato varieties, according to a national taste test, is 'Black Prince.
Heirloom rice varieties are traditionally milled as unpolished using mortar and pestle until recently.
The "new heirlooms"--also called modern heirlooms, specialty, or artisanal tomatoes are not technically heirloom varieties.
The lives of our heirloom farming communities revolve around rice culture, from planting to harvesting and everything in between," shared Cameron Odsey, regional technical director of the Department of Agriculture (DA) in the Cordillera Administrative Region.
The Village invites home gardeners to bring the best of their gardens to the Agricultural Fair and submit over 50 varieties of heirloom vegetables, herbs, and flowers to be judged using nineteenth-century criteria.
The House of Heirloom isn't just a place to pick up a restored teak wood table, a four-poster colonial bed or an exquisite blow glass and crystal chandelier to decorate your drawing room, but one that creates an heirloom, to be passed down your family for generations.
Best, a former professor at Berea College who directs a non-profit organization that makes heirloom seeds available to regional and international gardeners, explains the practice of saving heirloom seeds in the Southern Appalachians, with a focus on beans, as well as tomatoes, apples, corn, candy roasters, and cucumbers.
He took action, founding Conserving Arkansas' Agricultural Heritage (CAAH), starting a seed bank and organizing the first "seed swap" at the Ozark Folk Center in Mountain View, where community members brought in some of their heirloom seeds in exchange for others.