Reclaiming our inner pioneer: Tomatoes

Reclaiming our Inner Pionner is a series to explore how we can harness our mormony talents for industriousness and working the land and such. Click here to see other posts in the series. Today we’re talking tomato.

Tomatoes are one of the staples of my garden. I’ve started from seed, and I’ve purchased plants from the local nursery (and there have been years when I’ve managed to kill my starts, and end up buying plants to replace them). I grow cherry (or grape!) tomatoes for salads and for the kids to eat- there are few things better than sitting and watching kids picking through the garden eating vegetables (or picking through with them). I grow slicing tomatoes to eat fresh. Most importantly I grow paste tomatoes for canning and making salsa.

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