Tag Archives: heirloom

New heirlooms

One of the things I love about Farmer’s Markets is the variety of odd things. Maybe a farmer will experiment with one new type of heirloom tomato or melon, to see how it does. But if 8 different farmers do … Continue reading

Posted in salads, vegetables | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

End of summer abundance

It’s Labor Day weekend, which used to mean the end of summer and the start of school.  Labor Day used to mean trudging along sun-baked dusty roads, saying good-bye to summer friends, and getting ready to go home and start school the next day. … Continue reading

Posted in story, vegetables | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Tomato, tomahto

Heirloom tomatoes are in, and it doesn’t matter how you pronounce them, they taste WONDERFUL! I could eat tomatoes – and often do – three times a day during the summer months. Once you’ve tasted really wonderful tomatoes, you will never buy … Continue reading

Posted in food info, salads, vegetables | Tagged , | Leave a comment