The History, Quality and Charm of Heirloom Vegetables

Why you should grow these special varieties

Heirloom vegetables in red, yellow, purple and green
Photo by Vince Lee on Unsplash

Have you heard of the term heirloom vegetable? Up until many years ago I had not.

However, browsing through a seed catalog the term “heirloom” caught my eye. What the heck is a heirloom vegetable I asked myself. Furthermore, why would I want to ingest old produce?

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Janice Tovey

Janice Tovey

My passion is writing. I also love reading, teaching, animals, nature, music, and humor. I am curious about everything and enjoy writing about all things.