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Tomatoes

Is there a place around where you can pick your own tomatoes? Or even buy them in bulk for cheap? I want to can again this year and didn't get the greatest deal last year.

created by ajm00733 on Jul 24, 2014 at 10:25:13 am     Comments: 7

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For canning sauces, we buy boxes of plum tomatoes from a farmer at the Toledo farmers market. I think the farmer speaks Italian. I'll have to get details from my wife.

posted by jr on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:54:25 am     #   2 people liked this

Thank you!

posted by ajm00733 on Jul 24, 2014 at 07:14:53 pm     #  

If your on Ciolino mailing list they have XL Beefsteak Tomatoes in today's email for .09 cents a pound.

posted by pschaff on Jul 25, 2014 at 01:23:37 pm     #  

Really? $0.09 per pound??

That's a helluva deal.

posted by Foodie on Jul 25, 2014 at 03:01:24 pm     #  

Foodie posted at 03:01:24 PM on Jul 25, 2014:

Really? $0.09 per pound??

That's a helluva deal.

It's a better deal that that.
9 cents is $0.09

.09 cents is $0.009

Can you break a penny? :D

posted by justread on Jul 25, 2014 at 03:43:55 pm     #  

justread posted at 03:43:55 PM on Jul 25, 2014:
Foodie posted at 03:01:24 PM on Jul 25, 2014:

Really? $0.09 per pound??

That's a helluva deal.

It's a better deal that that.
9 cents is $0.09

.09 cents is $0.009

Can you break a penny? :D

"It's aggregate, so I'm talking about fractions of a penny here. And over time they add up to a lot. "

posted by clt212 on Jul 25, 2014 at 04:25:31 pm     #   3 people liked this

They said $0.09 is 9 cents not .09. which would be a fraction of a cent. This is a .

posted by MIJeff on Jul 25, 2014 at 06:31:56 pm     #