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  • Writer's pictureTeresa Derrick-Mills

A Ton of Tomatoes! And Lots More

Tomato Peak Week

This has been a peak week at Chocolates and Tomatoes Farm for our tomatoes.

  • Our yellow and bicolor tomatoes had been slower to arrive, but they are here!

  • And all the other tasty tomatoes that were already coming in are still here.

We literally have more than 1 ton of tomatoes right now! Don't miss your chance to come out and try the fabulous Tomato Rainbow!

  • We still have openings in our Taste the Tomato Rainbow class on 8/8

  • At our on-farm market on 8/5 (7957 Hollow Road, Middletown, MD 21769), we will have the full rainbow available

    • Each color has a somewhat different taste

    • Just imagine how pretty your salsa could be with lots of different colors of tomatoes and how the depth of flavor could be enhanced

Plenty of Other Freshly Picked Fruits and Vegetables

This week at the market, we will have plenty of other fresh fruits and vegetables GROWN HERE at Chocolates and Tomatoes Farm including:

  • LAST WEEK: Green beans and Cantaloupe

  • Beets, carrots, radishes

  • Sweet Corn (yellow, white, and bicolor), potatoes

  • Sweet green peppers

  • Watermelon (seedless)

  • Cucumbers, zucchini, yellow squash

  • NEW: Eggplant

  • Salad mix, spinach, chard, kale

  • Herbs: LOTS OF BASIL, dill, mint, tarragon

  • Garlic, various types of onions, green onions

  • Made at Chocolates and Tomatoes: bread and chocolate

From other local farms: peaches, nectarines, mushrooms, and eggs

Crema, the farm dog, guarding the Brandywine tomatoes
Crema guarding the Brandywine tomatoes

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