Monday, October 26, 2009

What's an Heirloom Tomato?

Hundreds, maybe thousands, of the followers of this blog have been asking, as a result of my post on the Fairchild Veggie Festival. Note the "update."

Here's Wikipedia's definition. And from what I understood from the festival, Wiki's got it about right.

(We heard at the festival a number of not-nice things said about the tomatoes one buys in grocery stores. These are definitely not heirlooms.)

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