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Where to get home-grownish tomatoes?

sqwertz | Jul 24, 2010 08:40 PM

I don't buy grocery store tomatoes. Even the ones at Central Market for $3-$4/lb aren't that great. I want sweet and tart and rich tomatoes like those that came from my grandfathers farm in the 70's. The ones you eat like apples with a little garlic salt on them. Some beefsteaks or ugliripes... something meaty.

I can't really get to any of the farmers markets on Saturdays before they close, so I'm looking for anything but farmers markets (the one time I did I ended up with supermarket tasting tomatoes for some ridiculous price anyway). Is there a store/stand/farm that's open more frequently? Reasonably priced, too. Tomatoes should not cost $3/lb.

TIA, -sw

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