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Notice how some of these tomatoes have unripe-looking tops? Those "green shoulders" are actually the keys to flavor. pocius/Flickr.com hide caption

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How The Taste Of Tomatoes Went Bad (And Kept On Going)

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Barbara and Norman Roux stand in front of cattle pens on their farm outside of Moundridge, Kan., where she has raised cattle for nearly 70 years. Peggy Lowe/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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Unlike Chicken And Pork, Beef Still Begins With Small Family Ranches

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