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6:36 am on Saturday July 12, 2014

Tomato Festival offers more than 10,000 pounds of squishy fun today

The 1st annual Tomato Festival is set for July 12 with an obstacle course 5K, tomato fight, and concert on Cane Island.
4:22 pm on Saturday June 15, 2013

Pictured: A tomato spilling accident on St. Helena Island

Whoa! Someone lost ALL of their tomatoes in an accident on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd on St. Helena Island. 
7:12 pm on Monday April 23, 2012

Signs of Spring: The Terracotta Jungle

By Gordon Mercer and Marcia Gaines Mercer Sign in window of plant nursery:  “It’s spring, I’m so excited I wet my plants!” “It’s time,” Marcia said, peering out the kitchen window excitedly, “for the wild azalea walk.”     The half circle path...
3:14 am on Monday June 28, 2010

It's tomato season in the South: Here's where to try the best in Charleston

Image by Flickr user ulterior epicure The frightening funky look generally translates into lots of flavor.We're entering peak tomato season in the Lowcountry and that means you no longer have to chow down on tomato's fit for a fast food hamburger...
6:07 am on Monday June 14, 2010

Author of 'Ripe: The Search for the Perfect Tomato' stopping at Blue Bicycle Books

Image by Flickr user dklimkeBlue Bicycle Books welcomes Arthur Allen, author of "Ripe: The Search for the Perfect Tomato" on Saturday June 19th from 11 a.m.  to 1 p.m.  Allen, a journalist, follows the history of tomato cultivation and breeding from...
6:15 am on Sunday July 27, 2008

Lowcountry heirlooms offer a flavor punch for both veggies and meat

Image by United States Department of Agriculture Heirloom corn is just one of many types of non-mainstream veggies. If you find your palate running dry, perhaps it's time you mixed some heirlooms into your diet. Tomatoes, like this beefheart,...