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These tomatoes earned a “6”

These tomatoes earned a “6”

Ever wonder why some tomatoes are average ho-hum  and totally forgettable,  and others are indescribably delicious?  I learned first-hand this week that the farmer’s ability and willingness to trial-run new growing options serendipitously yields a winner. Earlier this week, local grower and farmer extraordinaire Mike Marini shared with me and Mr. Kip his greenhouse tomatoes’ … Continue reading

What do the zero food miles pledge, apples,eggs and singing have in common?

What do the zero food miles pledge, apples,eggs and singing have in common?

Here’s another “almost in our backyard ” gem.  Russell Orchards is a thriving family farm, winery and fruit orchard, a short drive from PA, located on Argilla Road (also known as “the road to Crane Beach) in Ipswich.  Learn more about the fresher-than-you-can-fathom eggs and homegrown seasonal fruits and vegetables here: http://russellorchards.com/en/store/producehoneyeggs.php But what about … Continue reading