You can go to the box and buy a tomato anytime of the year but, there's a trade-off. Actually to us, there's a big trade-off. We'll never grow year around tomatoes, we believe farming and fresh produce is about the seasons. The rise of the sun, the rain, the early snow, the first frost.
We've been spoiled, going to local grocery in January and there's she sit, a big, red, ripe tomato. Thick skinned, tough. Most likely Ethylene gassed so she's ripens just at the right time. That hot-house beauty never saw an ounce of dirt. Dangling her undercarrage in water, feed by che
So, we've decided to as