Profitable Value-Added Specialty Food Products

Small specialty crop growers are finding that selling value-added food products can bring larger profits and stretch their income beyond the harvest season. Whether it’s jams and jellies to sell at the farmers market or exotic specialty foods for grocers, if you can imagine it, they will buy it! For example, vinegar, that cooking staple, […]

How To Pick The Best Heirloom Tomato Varieties To Sell

Customers who purchase heirloom tomatoes from market growers are willing to pay more for the flavor of unique varieties, whether it’s a sweet and tangy “Fargo” yellow pear tomato or the rich traditional taste of a San Marzano or Costoluto Genovese, one of Thomas Jefferson’s favorites in his garden at Monticello. If you’ve been selling […]

Are Heirloom Tomatoes The Perfect Crop For Urban Farmers?

  The traditional family farm is shrinking, as more people move to cities and nearby growers use intensive farming techniques to produce more food on small plots of land. According to the latest U.S. census, over 80% of Americans now live in cities. As the number of city dwellers increases, imaginative solutions to feeding all […]

How to Start a Heirloom Tomato Growing Business in 6 Easy Steps

  Growing heirloom tomatoes for profit is a rewarding and inexpensive business to start. You can turn a part of your garden into a money-maker with these tasty treats, with only 2-3 months to harvest and profits. Plus – heirloom tomato sales are booming, as more and more people discover the exceptional taste and flavor […]

How to Start a Backyard Heirloom Tomato Business For $600

  Anyone who wants to grow profitable plants, but only has a limited amount of garden space should consider growing heirloom tomatoes for profit.These tasty treats bring premium prices, and harvest yields can be up to 3 pounds per square foot of growing area. Nancy Lindstrom grows a dozen heirloom varieties in her small, but […]

How To Make Money Growing Heirloom Tomatoes

  Tomatoes are a tasty ingredient in many meals. In fact, they are the most popular vegetable sold at grocery stores, and a popular item at farmers markets, where buyers expect fresh-picked, healthy produce and are willing to pay extra for it. Heirloom tomatoes – those old fashioned varieties packed with taste and flavor – […]

Top 10 FAQs About Growing Heirloom Tomatoes For Profit

Growing heirloom tomatoes for profit is quite easy and can be very profitable. Because heirloom tomatoes can be harvested in as little as 60 days after planting, it’s possible to produce an income in just a few weeks. If you are new to growing these tasty tomatoes, you probably have a few questions. Here are […]

6 Best-Selling Heirloom Tomatoes for Market Growers

The popularity of heirloom tomatoes just keeps growing every year, as more and more people discover their wonderful flavors and taste. The taste of a heirloom tomato is why food shoppers don’t mind paying more – often a lot more – at markets and farm stands. There is just no comparison between heirlooms and hybrid […]