The TOMATOES ARE HERE & other reasons to Celebrate –

I started growing tomatoes in grammar school, in a small flowerbed that was MINE.  I’ve spent the last 20+ years of my life working on tomato-growth mastery, plus engaging in debates on hybrid vs. heirloom, summer salad vs. caprese – the world’s big problems.  I then found the website of my current tomato-plant dealer, Laurel, Read more…

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Romanesco, Romesco & the Italian Channel

My grandpa is an Italian Farmer – like his father before him.  He is a major influence in my life, producing certain behaviors, including but limited to: an irrational fear of the number four, an unending quest to grow perfect tomatoes, the need to plant fruit trees every place I live, telling travel stories based Read more…

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