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Tomato restoration

Careful farming is bringing back the juicy flavor of summers past

At this time of year, farm stands and farmers' markets are the places to go to find really ripe tomatoes with a good balance of sugars and acids. At this time of year, farm stands and farmers' markets are the places to go to find really ripe tomatoes with a good balance of sugars and acids. (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff)
By John Burgess
Globe Staff / August 6, 2008

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Tomato season is upon us, and the threat of that most disappointing of summer romances - when one after another of those shapely, flawlessly complexioned beauties piled in the produce bins and even some farm stands turns out bland and soulless. If summer corn is one of the great successes of modern US agriculture, a fresh tomato is too often ... (Full article: 1713 words)

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