More on tomatoes

I was feeling so good today. I had to work at Lindentree for my CSA work-share. And Ari asked if Clover would like a flat of tomatoes as they have a bumper crop. I told him we could buy quite a few flats. I called Chris and he told me we’re currently going through about 500 lbs of tomatoes a day. Ari thinks they can supply most of that. Which means we’re going to have Lindentree tomatoes (which are amazing, really really amazing) and they are organic (our current ones are not), and we’ll be supporting a farmer we have been developing a relationship with for years. I couldn’t be more excited. This is a huge part of why I wanted to make Clover, and it’s part of what we’d always envisioned we’d be able to achieve.

Picture above is from Lindentree. Those are going to be your tomatoes starting Monday. That big ball is to scare crows away, I think it’s called a crow’s eye.

3 Responses to More on tomatoes

  1. Peggy 27 August, 2012 at 5:17 pm #

    When I saw this photo of Lindentree, my heart gave a little leap for joy. I worked at Lindentree yesterday as one of a team of Food For Free board and staff members tending to the beds that Ari has donated to Cambridge-based FFF to grow beautiful organic produce for our clients. Food For free delivers fresh food to approximately 80 human service agency emergency food programs in Cambridge, Somerville, Boston, and other nearby communities. Ari was way ahead of the curve when he established the Field of Greens program so that the highest quality organic produce could be made available to those who normally would not be able to afford it. He stepped up, made the commitment, and incorporated it into his business plan. Way to go, Ari, and way to go, Clover, for supporting this kind of network!

  2. lucia 29 August, 2012 at 9:50 am #

    Thanks Peggy. We love them too!

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