Organic Tomato Magic
by Kacper Postawski
Copyright, 2006 © Powerful Life, Inc
What Is a Real Tomato?
It doesn’t matter whether you’re an amateur gardener with a small backyard patch of space towork with, or if you own acres of land suitable for mass production. This little guide is going toreveal to you the secrets of growing the most beautiful, tasty tomatoes you’ve ever experienced.That may sound cheesy, but really, I’m extremely excited to be writing this to you today. I’msitting here in the living room of my grandfather’s house, in Poland, Europe. My grandfather,Stan, spent almost his entire life in agriculture.Not the agriculture that is responsible for the produce that you and I are used to when we walkinto the grocery store.
Let’s take the tomato for example, as it is the subject of this report.Now, when you cut open a tomato, what happens?Well, ﬁrst of all, notice that most tomatoes you buy today are thick skinned, they’re uneven, andmost of them are deformed. Cutting them is almost like trying to saw your arm off. Unless youhave an extremely sharp knife, cutting tomatoes is a massacre. You get this thing, or a couple of them, you cut them open. The ﬁrst thing that you’ll see is segregations in the tomato, as if it hadwalls, or veins, it’s freaky. There’s almost no smell to it, except for a light scent.When you cut it open, some kind of glue like substance pours out of the inside and spills allover your cutting board. What you’re left with, are almost tasteless strips of red membranewhich sometimes have a few seeds stuck to it.Often, this red inner membrane isn’t red at all, but green towards the center...It seems natural when you think about it; after all, almost all tomatoes today look like that. If