Video: Authors@Google: Amy P. Goldman

This video from YouTube gives a very thorough introduction to the different heirloom tomato types, presented by Dr. Amy P. Goldman. You’ll also hear a bit about her history growing tomatoes, along with her personal favorite types of tomatoes. She’ll speak about seed saving and throw in a few growing tips near the end of the video, which is also packed with beautiful tomato pictures from her book The Heirloom Tomato. (The sound is poor at the start of the video but gets fixed at 1:37):

Names mentioned in the video that caught my attention:

  • Gregory Long, President of The New York Botanical Garden
  • Seed Savers Exchange
  • The Lillian Goldman Charitable Trust
  • Goldman’s Italian American Grocery in Brooklyn
  • Myrtle “Tillie” Lewis
  • Cary Fowler

Some of Amy Goldman’s favorite heirloom tomatoes mentioned in the video:

  • Dinner Plate
  • Believe it or not
  • Reisetomate
  • Aunt Ruby’s German Green
  • White Beauty
  • Aunt Gertie’s Gold
  • Burpee’s Globe
  • Peach
  • Big Rainbow
  • Orange Strawberry
  • Red Brandywine
  • Green Zebra
  • Radiator Charlie’s Mortgage Lifter

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