Healthy, fast and filling quinoa lunch bowl with quinoa, corn, tomatoes and olive oil.
Muir Glen is started selling BPA-free canned tomatoes when they processed the new harvest, but they aren’t labeling the cans so that you can tell which ones are BPA free. Luckily Sara, a persistent and savvy reader, followed up with the company and got a very helpful bit of information!
For the last decade, the Campaign for Fair Food has been trying to reform labor conditions in Florida’s tomato industry. The Campaign for Fair Food, sponsored by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), made a big step forward last week when Pacific Tomato Growers agreed to several key labor improvements, as well as a penny a pound raise for the tomato pickers working in the fields. Another big step forward occurred this week when Florida’s largest tomato grower, Six L’s, also agreed to the improvements and raise in pay.
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Ask any chef and they’ll tell you that San Marzanos are the best tomatoes for sauce. The flesh of San Marzanos is thicker and meatier than other sauce tomatoes, they [ … ]
Ah, bite-sized tomatoes, fresh off the vine and warmed by the July sun. What’s not to love? Here’s my favorite recipe for cherry and grape tomatoes: Tomato Salad with Soy [ … ]
We’re all about local eats around here, and what’s more local than food you grew on your balcony or in your own back yard? With summer here in full swing, [ … ]
Last week, we talked a little bit about General Mills’ Muir Glen tomatoes ditching the BPA in their cans. It was a little bit unclear as to when these new [ … ]
Facebook tipster Amber Simms hipped us to this one in response to our post about Pomi tomatoes: I believe there is a [tomato] brand whose cans are BPA free. It’s [ … ]