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Tomatoland

How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit

by Barry Estabrook

Hardcover, 220 pages, Andrews McMeel Pub, List Price: $19.99 |

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How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit
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The Troubled History Of The Supermarket Tomato

Ever wonder why supermarket tomatoes taste like nothing? Food writer Barry Estabrook's new book traces the troubled history of the modern commercial tomato.

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