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.


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