Posts Tagged ‘home-grown tomatoes’

Fear not the tomato!

heirloom tomatoIf you didn’t grow your own, nearby farmers have done it for you, and they’re safe.

Those wishing to avoid difficulties arising from street-closures downtown tomorrow are likely to find tomatoes quickly and easily at the South Austin Farmers Market in the parking lot of El Gallo (generally from 9 am to 1 pm), where the crops are organic.

I know that there are those abstaining entirely from consuming tomatoes during this salmonella outbreak, but lycophene’s out there, and in forms not to cause alarm.

The picture shows tomatos on a plant bought as a seedling at the South Austin Farmers Market. I forget what this variety is, but another is the heirloom Brandywine. There were Brandywines there last week and I’d guess they’ll be there again tomorrow.

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