Are you planting tomato seed this year? Have you decided which tomato varieties you will be growing? There are so many varieties, I think that choosing which ones to grow is the hardest part of planting tomato seed! When you are deciding which tomatoes to grow, think about how you will use them. I like […]
It may seem obvious – tomatoes are ready to pick when they are evenly a lush red color. But what if, like me, you are waiting for a pink variety to go red before harvesting them? Each variety of heirloom tomatoes look different when they are ripe. Some old-fashioned tomatoes are yellow, some orange, some […]
Homegrown tomatoes of any sort beat store bought hands down. If you want to ramp up the flavor, texture, and appearance, heirloom tomatoes are the way to go. Add that to the sustainability of seed saving factor and they are nothing but a huge win in my eyes.
When we sold our produce at market, I received a lot of questions about whether we sold heirloom or hybrid tomatoes. And it always sparked a conversation about what heirloom tomatoes are and how they are different from other types of tomatoes. But you can’t talk about heirlooms without understanding what it means to be […]
Looking for a new way to preserve all those cherry tomatoes from your garden? Try out this quick, easy and delicious recipe for homemade sauce that uses cherry tomatoes and heirloom tomatoes for a thick, fresh sauce that can be used in chilies, on pizzas or dressed up for pasta!
Enjoy the bounty of your garden with this super quick, fresh salad! This cucumber and tomato salad makes a refreshing topping for fish, pork or chicken, or even as an addition to your salad greens. Show off those garden fresh veggies with this recipe that looks and tastes sophisticated, but only takes a few minutes […]