Heirloom veggies offer flavor, nostalgia
Published 07/21/2012, The Jamestown Sun
As recently as a decade ago, the word “heirloom” was used to describe jewels, furniture or handicrafts — one-of-a-kind items of uncommon quality or design — that were passed down by families over generations. Now, that tag is just as frequently attached to vegetables, fruit and flowers. Enthusiasts say heirloom vegetables offer more flavor, nostalgia and authenticity.Word count: 480
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