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Posts tagged heirloom tomatoes

September 17, 2013

Fun With Farmers 

Dragonfly-Garden

Dragonfly Farm: Come For The Tomatoes, Stay For The Weekend

Like many farmers looking for additional sources of income, Terry Cox and Karen Scales of Dragonfly Farm are adding agritourism to their business plan.

July 20, 2013

Cluck Cluck 

backyard chicken

Backyard Chickens Exposed, Goat Cheese Galore

Three backyard chicken farmers talk about what it's like to raise a flock. Daniel Orr cooks with goat cheese. At a local pie shop, community is on the menu.

June 17, 2013

Workaholic 

chef-dan-marquis-selling food

Seed To Plate With Chef/Farmer Daniel Marquis

Daniel Marquis is the executive chef at Quay and an organic farmer. Being involved in all levels of production gives him an intimate connection to the food.

March 25, 2013

Winter Eating 

herbs packets for sale at Bloomington Winter Farmers Market

Frozen Local Foods Tasty For Consumers, Smart For Business

Teresa Birtles froze a portion of her fall harvest of heirloom tomatoes and blackberries to sell at market in the early spring.

July 9, 2012

Grocery Store Genetics 

A pile of tomatoes stacked like building blocks at a grocery store.

For Tomatoes, There’s More Than Meets The Eye

A study shows industrial tomatoes' perfectly red cast is linked to reduced flavor. Just another reason to patronize your local farmers market this weekend.

August 26, 2011

Eating Well At School 

college student napping in a lecture hall

Back To School, Part 2: Good Food On Campus

We see what one college student eats for lunch, we take a peak at a course about food and politics and we make two dishes any cash-strapped student would love.

July 23, 2011

Summery Greens 

Summer Salad with blueberries, greens, and rice

Farmers Market Salad With Fresh Lemon Basil Dressing

What I decided to make from the treasures I purchased from the market was a salad that makes a wonderful side or light lunch.

August 27, 2010

Heirloom Tomato Recipes 

heirloom tomatoes

Raw And Saucy: Tomato And Melon Salad & Tomato Sauce

We’re keeping it fresh and clean with a raw tomato salad with melons. And, we’ve got a tomato sauce recipe that will beat anything you can buy from the store.

August 26, 2010

Local Chef 

heirloom tomato and melon salad

Heirloom Tomatoes: Chef Dave Tallent’s Heirloom Melon Salad

"Any heirloom tomato sliced with a little bit of kosher salt and some pepper and you just can’t go wrong. You cannot go wrong," says Chef Dave Tallent.

August 20, 2010

Tomato Recipes 

Bobbi Boos

Summer Tomato Recipes: Cherry Tomato Compote & Tomatillo Salsa

Tomatoes are on the menu! First, a burst cherry tomato compote that positively explodes with flavor. Then, a roasted salsa using garden-fresh tomatillos.

August 20, 2010

Local Farms 

organic vegetables and a life organic farm sign at the bloomington farmers market

Community Supported Agriculture At LIFE Certified Organic Farm

LIFE Certified Organic Farms is a family owned farm in Southern Indiana. We asked them about their CSA programs and the variety of heirloom tomatoes they grow.

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