Scientists Undertake Effort To Breed Great Tasting, High-Yield Tomato CropsMore than $2-billion worth of tomatoes are sold in the United States each year, but quantity doesn't necessarily mean quality.
Guide To Picking Your Favorite Summer FruitsSummer fruit season is here. Here's a quick look at when to pick your favorite tasty treats this summer.
Ford Looking To Make Car Parts From TomatoesIn an effort to find lighter renewable materials, Ford announced a partnership on Tuesday with Heinz to research the use of tomato fibers to make car parts.
A Year After Sandy Surprise Crop Pops Up In Long Island YardThere has been something unusual growing in the wreckage of Superstorm Sandy, it's something edible that nobody planted.
Some Decry Brooklyn Tomato Battle Scheduled For SaturdayThe event is called Tomato Battle and has been billed as "Beer. Bands. Tomato Fight." It's a six-hour festival of drinking and dancing capped off by a chance to hurl 40,000 pounds of tomatoes at 5,000 of your closest friends.
Wet Weather Brings Blight That Has Ruined Some N.J. Tomato CropsA wet June has ruined the tomato crops and caused financial peril for growers in parts of New Jersey, thanks to a disease called “late blight.”
Wet June Causing Poor Growing Conditions On Long Island Strawberry FarmsJune is the peak season for strawberries on Easter Long Island, but farmers said that this month has been more like November.
Tony's Table: Tony's Hot TomatoesTry this spicy side dish chock full of fresh vegetables and you won't be disappointed.
Tony's Table: Not-So-Secret SauceAfter seeing how easy it is to make Tony's sauce, you'll never buy a jar again!
Stories From Main Street: Rooftop Farming In Long Island CityBrooklyn Grange is a 40,000 square foot rooftop farm in Long Island City, whrere they grow things like the white icicle radish.
Weekly Farmers' Market In Mount Vernon Starting TodayAfter a successful test run, the city is going ahead and bringing in a farmers' market every Thursday from now until October 27.
Experts Detail The Foods That Will Help You Beat The Summer Heat When the weather gets hot and hazy, for some people, food just isn't appealing. But experts say there are foods that can help you deal with the hot weather.