From dinners to tastings, there’s so much happening for heirloom tomato lovers


  1. Celebration After 20 years of annual festivities, in 2017 the premier collection offers Burpee’s four best tomato varieties for taste, flavor and size. This collection includes: ‘black Krim’- tomatoes with gorgeous dark color and tangy flavor. (125 seeds or 1 plant) ‘Burpee’s Supersteak’ – the original "giant" tomato with beefsteak flavor. (50 seeds or 1 plant)

    Why, I’ve always thought, spend so much time. stop at Doghaus Brewery, a tiny tasting room tucked in the basement of Der Hinterhof hotel. Beers are named after dogs (Leo’s Little Dog Lager, Alpha.

    Of course, the farther south you go, the more tomato variety choices are available. To learn more about how to grow and market heirloom tomatoes, read Profitable Heirloom Tomatoes, which includes profit-boosting growing tips and techniques, 40 of the proven best selling varieties and seed sources for hundreds of heirloom varieties.

    I adore this time of the year, when there is still a wonderful array of fruits and vegetables, and while I know that there is a large variety of heirloom tomatoes, you don’t really appreciate it until you enter the Tomato Tasting Tent at the festival, where over 175 varieties of tomatoes are ready for the sampling.