Green Tomato Pizza – Heirloom Tomato

  Ingredients: Pizza dough for one pizza, purchased or home made. Green tomatoes Feta cheese, crumbled One thinly sliced red onion, if desired Extra-virgin olive oil Preparation: Preheat oven to 400 F. Stretch out the pizza dough. If the dough gets too elastic and won’t stay stretched, refrigerate it for about 10 minutes and try again. Meanwhile, thinly slice the […]

Perfect Tomato Sandwich – Heirloom Tomato

  Preparation: Take slice of good bread. Slice a ripe tomato and lay the slices on the bread. Sprinkle with salt. If you want to get fancy, sprinkle with one or more of the following: fresh ground pepper, chopped basil, snipped chives, extra-virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar. For a heartier snack, spread the bread with pesto, hummus, or baba ganouj […]

Quality Organic Heirloom Tomatoes Plants

    If you’re looking for specific plants, our Heirloom plant menu is for you. In the sections below, you’ll find over 80 different tomato varieties, each with its own special qualities. To view all of them click here. If you still can’t find exactly what you’re looking for, we can help! We will custom grow any of the more […]

Tomato Basics: Ripeness, Storage & Flavor – Heirloom Tomato

  You’re in for a treat. Unlike those hard, uniform tomatoes you get at your grocery*, your fruit will come in a wide range of shapes, and its flavors will be so much better. Let’s get started! Ripeness & Storage: You may love fried green tomatoes (we do), but in general, the key to great fruit is picking it when […]

Tomato Pine Nut Soup – Heirloom Tomato

  Ingredients: 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 5-6 large ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and chopped 1/3 cup basil leaves 2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts plus extra for garnish salt fresh ground pepper Grated or shaved parmesan (Feel free to substitute another salty cheese) Preparation: Put oil and minced garlic in a microwave safe 1-quart bowl. Since […]

Pruning Heirloom Tomato Plants

  1. Pick heirloom seeds from the Tomato Collections or individual heirloom tomato plants.   2. Review our basic growing guide and consult our helpful experts for specific advice. Detailed tomato growing information for the hot house or home grower.   3. Enjoy your harvest with some of our delicious recipes (and share yours)! Order Heirloom Tomato Seeds   Tomato […]

Delicious Tomato Recipes – Heirloom Tomato

Looking for the perfect recipe or meal idea? Below, you’ll find great recipe ideas (and storage techniques) that will help you make the most of your harvest. Before you cook, take a peek at our tomato basics, where you’ll find helpful info on basic tomato flavor and how to tell if your tomatoes are ripe and ready for harvest. If […]

Stuffed Tomatoes, Italian Style – Heirloom Tomato

  Ingredients: 6 nice ripe tomatoes 2 ounces of bread crumbs moistened with vinegar 1 ounce cheese, grated 4 eggs and a small wisp of parsley Preparation: Cut the stem end off the tomatoes; remove the core and seeds, and fill with the following mixture: Add the bread crumbs, cheese, and two of the eggs boiled hard and finely chopped, […]

Two Tomato, Corn and Bean – Heirloom Tomato

  Ingredients: 1 big brandywine red tomato, diced 1 big brandywine yellow tomato, diced (or any large red and yellow colored heirloom tomato) 1 cup frozen corn, defrosted 1 can black beans, rinsed and patted dry 1/2 cup red onion, sliced into thin strips 1 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves, chopped For the dressing 2 cloves garlic, chopped Pinch […]

Tomato Fritters – Heirloom Tomato

  Ingredients: 10 to 12 small tomatoes (green or ripe) which have been cubed or chunked into bite-size. 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cider vinegar 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder or onion flakes (optional) 1/4 cup flour 1/4 cup crushed cornflakes 1 Tablespoon crumbled crisp bacon 1/3 cup butter or corn oil Preparation: Mix […]