Whether you’re allergic to tomatoes, don’t like them, or want to reduce your intake of nightshades, these vegan pasta sauces without tomatoes are for you!
If you want greenhouse tomatoes that use less energy, ask whether they were grown with LED lights.
Pest control delivered by bees may seem like a strange idea, but test studies have shown remarkable promise.
Who knew the story of tomatoes was so sordid: modern-day slavery, environmentally destructive chemical agriculture, and fossil fuel guzzling cross-country shipping– all for America’s least favorite fruit? Though the book was published in 2011, Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed our Most Alluring Fruit is still quite relevant today and makes for a fascinating read for anyone with an interest in agriculture, politics and their own connection to food.
Tossing too much of the gorgeous produce you’ve brought home from the farmer’s market? Here are five intriguing ideas for extending the freshness of your produce picks.
Scientists in England developed a genetically modified purple tomato with higher antioxidant levels than the average red supermarket tomato. They hope to have it on the market in three years.
Meanwhile, a few years ago, scientists in Oregon developed a non-GMO purple tomato with higher antioxidant levels than the average red supermarket tomato. You can buy it online now, if you’re looking for a boost of antioxidants.
Seasonal produce rocks, but it doesn’t get any better than a fresh, locally-grown tomato, whether you’ve nurtured it to ripeness yourself or found a friendly farmers market with an abundant supply. I find it hard to pass a market stand without grabbing a few. Unfortunately, I’m the only one in my house that eats them, so I’m always looking for ways to use those treasures before their inevitable decline. Here are my favorite ways to enjoy the best summer produce that exists: Tomatoes.
Heirloom seeds offer small links to our past that can feed us today. Their proven track record can help us grow safer, better tasting, chemical-free fruits and vegetables while we’re trying to be self-sufficient and a friend to Mother Nature.
On February 9, 2012, Trader Joe’s signed on to support better wages and working conditions for Florida tomato workers.
Have you been avoiding tomatoes from Trader Joe’s?
Whether these are THE most nutritious vegetables is up for debate, but they are clearly health winners. Here’s how Colleen Vanderlinden recommends growing them.
The crisp fall weather has me in the mood for hot chili. Try out this quick recipe if you’re in need of a chili fix.
This cold soup is sort of like a gazpacho, but not really. It is a great cold soup that can be served for lunch or dinner, and works as an appetizer or as a main dish. It is very refreshing on those hot summer days and you can make it days ahead. The cold soup will keep in the fridge for 3-4 days.
Grilled cheese is my favorite go-to quick dinner. There are so many flavor combinations the possibilities are endless! This recipe is my favorite as far as grilled cheeses go!