heirloom


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heirloom

a chattel inherited by special custom or in accordance with the terms of a will.
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I've got some heirloom tomatoes in my yard and they really have a different taste than these bigger, supposedly better, genetically modified foods that have been messed with over and over again.
Her heirloom tomatoes, picked and delivered fresh daily, come from Country Fresh Herbs Inc.
Other amusing names for heirloom tomatoes include Big Rainbow, Hillbilly, Cherokee Chocolate, and Black Kim.
But preserving heirloom varieties is more than nostalgic hats-off to old plant varieties, it is an important method to protect crop biodiversity.
Before profiting from an heirloom in the retail market, it's important to take the necessary legal steps to protect the family property.
Despite the focus on heirloom dinnerware, "this is not an antiques shop," said Akwa, who collects her porcelain from Europe and throughout the United States.
The story follows the fate of that heirloom, one of a priceless set of three collectively called The Fates.
For the tomato water, in a large bowl, toss the heirloom tomatoes with salt and transfer to cheesecloth.
The first feature of HAGA's heirloom seeds pack is its convenient packaging.
Numerous specialty chocolate manufacturers and chocolatiers whose livelihood depends on fine-flavored cocoa have come together to work with local farmers on every continent to preserve heirloom cacao.
STURBRIDGE -- Old Sturbridge Village celebrates the coming of fall with an Agricultural Exhibition highlighting heirloom vegetables and historical farming techniques Sept.
COUNTRYSIDE: An article by Jean Smith in the March/April issue of COUNTRYSIDE explores the question of heirloom vegetables, hybridization, and open-pollination.