TAG : Ivan Tomato Rescue Project

Adventures at the Amish Plant Auction

 My First Amish Plant AuctionThere are times when you learn lessons easy and there are those that you learn by fire.  My first plant auction was a learning experience by fire.  Last year was the first year we did a market booth and we purchased many of our plants as plugs.  Thus, the ...

Ivan Tomato, 2nd Year: From Kitchen Window to Market Booth

The second year of the Ivan Tomato Rescue Project started as our first growing season concluded. We had a small green house in my back yard and some experience under our belts.   I began to plan out how to move forward with our second year in business while I enjoyed tending to my own garden ...

Why I Decided to Save the ‘Ivan’ Tomato

Why did I decide to save a tomato, you ask? Well it’s a long story, so I will try to keep it short and to the point.  I have gardened for over 20 years in my suburban backyard.  I have grown plants for several reasons. I’ve grown for food, and I’ve grown for the pure wondrous joy of ...

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