Clinch Mountain Tomato season is here again! It will be a while before local tomatoes are ready. Luckily, Clinch Mountain Tomatoes offer summertime tomato flavor in the spring! These unbelievable tomatoes are grown in rich Tennessee soil in greenhouses for protection the weather. Most important of all… they taste fantastic.
Believe it or not, people used to think the red shiny skin of tomatoes made them poisonous! Good thing we now know that the red shiny skin means the tomatoes is healthy, ripe and ready to eat. Tomatoes are a great source of lycopene which is found to be protective against some cancers, including prostate cancer.
This summer vegetable adds color and flavor to any meal. Tomatoes can be enjoyed fresh or cooked and are great in salads, salsas, or served with fresh mozzarella cheese for a Caprese salad.