Summer Foods - Tomatoes!

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Summer Foods - Tomatoes!

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | August 18, 2022

This week we are celebrating the foods of summer, and how could we over look perfect tomatoes?
This photo shows tomatoes in basket at the Minneapolis Farmers Market in 1935. 
They look great, but we wish it was in color!