Peak season: heirloom tomatoes
This article was originally published in September 2013
Each with its own unique history, heirloom tomatoes offer unbelievable flavor that can electrify a salad, sandwich or other dish with outstanding taste.
- You’ll find six different varieties at PCC, including Purple Cherokee and Green Zebra. Check out our primer »
- Our heirloom tomatoes are locally grown by Inaba Produce Farms in Wapato, Wash., and Pride of the Umpqua in Roseburg, Ore.
- Greenlake PCC and Redmond PCC sold the most pounds of heirloom tomatoes last year.
- Learn how to tell when heirlooms are ripe, the best way to freeze them and more in our Quick Cooks video.