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Goose Creek Tomato - A Family Heirloom

Updated: Mar 15

From Seed to Skillet begins with co-author Jimmy Williams telling us how gardening can be a generation to generation production, how his passion for gardening sprouted from his grandmother Eloise and how tomato seeds from Eloise’s great-grandmother. The plant, named for Goose Creek, South Carolina, where Eloise’s enslaved great grandmother landed enroute from the West Indies and West Africa.  Thus, these Goose Creek tomato seeds have been passed from generation to generation to Jimmy Williams.   And now they’re listed in the heirloom seed banks.  Goose Creek produces in 80 days with 6 to 12 ounce globe-shaped pink fruit.

Botanical name: Lycopersicon lycopersicum;  Solanum lycopersicum L.


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