common story

once upon a timethere were no"heirloom" tomatoes there were justtomatoes all of themdifferent-colored,oddly shaped,raucously irregularand unpredictable eventually industrializationcame along and chose the oneswho were most uniform,the most durable(the most deliciouswere often too delicate) planted row after row after rowpackaged up and consumed whiletheir wilder relativeswere slowly choked out ofexistence and now the heirloomsare more expensivethan … Continue reading common story