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Hothouse ramble and the fall tomato gamble

Despite a brutally hot summer, Arkansas Times publisher and part time Bayou Meto farmer Alan Leveritt had his most productive season in 25 years of small farming by converting his 96-foot-long hoop house to a hydroponic system.
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There is no such thing as a Creolo tomato

Seed provenances, like tomato futures, can be murky.

The Pain Hat: on hydroponics, heat and the difference between satisfaction and pleasure

I never really liked the idea of hydroponics. I thought it was kind of cheating, but now I am intrigued.

The holy trinity of tomatoes

Heirloom Goldies, Carbons and Ananas Noire are the best of the bunch.

Fried green tomatoes at the Root Cafe

Jack Sundell of the Root Cafe talks tomatoes, local ingredients, and Dwight Yoakam.

Time for tomatoes at Willow Springs Market Garden

At Willow Springs Market Garden, tomatoes are king.

No 'matoes in Bradley Co. for annual Pink Tomato Festival

The annual Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival, scheduled for this weekend in Warren, will have crafts, food and music.

Fresh tomato time is here

Heirloom tomato season is like Christmas in the springtime

This year's local produce

Peaches are extra yummy this year. Tomatoes, not so much. How's this year's local produce from where you're sitting?

Hot on the farm

A fine dining experience, despite the heat, at P. Allen Smith's Moss Mountain Farm exposes the author to heirloom tomatos and heritage poultry.

Food celebration

The third Argenta Foodie Festival is the largest so far; and tomatoes seemed to be everywhere.

Be bountiful

Tomato tastings, demonstrations and classes with Arkansas botanical experts are all part of the festivities coming up at Bountiful Arkansas Weekend June 16-17.