Why I haven’t bought a grocery store tomato in 15 years.
Once I started farming, I was an instant convert to eating food in season. I only eat fresh tomatoes for the 4-5 months they are in season, no exceptions. The other months are for tomato sauce, dried tomatoes or in this case: pickled green tomatoes. Farmers can get stuck in their own little farm food bubble, but I seriously thought that most people ate seasonly. Or I just didn’t think that much about it. Now I realize it’s only the hard core locavores eating in season and