Heirloom Tomatoes – What are they?

Heirloom Tomatoes – What are they?

Plant Varieties
[caption id="attachment_43" align="alignleft" width="196"] Dubtina Farms heirloom tomatoes from 2019[/caption] Heirloom Tomato varieties are generally known as plants that have been passed down from generation to generation. These plants offer genetic diversity that you just can't get when you are relying on one large company to offer seeds. Every heirloom tomato plant has particular resistances and diversity that will make it hold up over the course of time. If we eliminate genetic diversity in plants they can easily all fall victim to the same diseases and pests. Heirloom plants are cultivated and passed down for generations making them essentially the kin of the farmers who produced them. Slowly but surely, as farmers pass away and different heirloom varieties go with them, so does our diversity in tomato plants. Farming is…
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