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Heirloom

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Heirloom

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Tim Stark
publisher:
Broadway Books
genre:
Memoir, Nonfiction

We gave it a B+

Fourteen years ago, with zero farming experience, Tim Stark started 3,000 heirloom tomato plants from seeds in his Brooklyn apartment, then transferred them to family acreage in Pennsylvania. The multi-colored fruits of his labor (with names like Black Krim and Green Zebra) were a hit, snapped up by amateur and pro chefs at NYC’s Greenmarket. With succulent wit he conveys the poetry of a well-grown tomato in Heirloom. B+

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