Buy our fresh tomatoes!
Fresh field tomatoes straight from the backyard
Three different Varieties to choose from
It's medium-sized and globed shaped. It's best eaten raw.
Roma or Plum Tomato
This tomato is best for preserving, sauces, or making paste. It's in the shape of a plum, it's thick fleshed and less juicy.
It's similar to the round tomatoes, but it's flatter with fleshier walls and not as juicy. It's good for both cooking and eating raw. It comes in different sizes.
Roma or Plum Tomato
Learn more about tomatoes
Tomatoes originated in South America in pre-Colombian times. For most of it's history in North America and Europe,it was not that popular. For people, eating it was distasteful and unhealthy. In the 1800's it was beginning to be used more, but still not accepted. In the 1900's the tomatoes were finally accepted internationally.
1 Medium tomato = 25 calories
It's a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin A and folacin.
Try it at home, an appetizing recipe!
You will need these ingredients:
- 4 ripe Ontario Greenhouse Tomatoes
- 2 tbsp (25mL) pine nuts
- 1 tbsp (15mL) olive oil
- 10 large leaves fresh spinach, steams removed and finely chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 cup (250mL) cooked rice
- 1/4 cup (50mL) chopped fresh basil
- 3/4 cup (175mL) freshly grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/4 tbsp (1mL) each salt and pepper
- Remove stems from tomatoes; cut in half horizontally. Scoop out and discard pulp and seeds. Turn tomato halves upside down to drain on paper towels.
- In small skillet, cook pine nuts in oil over low heat, stirring until golden, about 5 minutes. Add spinach and garlic; cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
- Remove from heat. Add rice, basil, 1/2 cup (125 mL) of the cheese, salt and pepper. Spoon into tomatoes.
- Place in greased shallow baking dish; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until tender.
- Broil for 1 to 2 minutes to brown tops, if desired.
Who we are
Feel free to come to the Farmer's Market and stop by our booth, where we will be selling our tomatoes along with many other fruits and veggies.
The Farmer's Market is open every Sunday morning at 8 am until noon.