August 23, 2013
‘Cherokee Purple’ tops the list of my favorite tomatoes. I grow it every year. Sadly, this morning I found my first two large ones had been mauled by some critter.
At the farmers market this time of year, tomatoes are strutting their stuff in all sorts of glorious and quirky colors: green striped, white, pink, purplish-brown. Consumers have seed savers and amateur breeders to thank for discovering and sharing some of these heirloom varieties, like the Cherokee Purple. Read more