Mom always said “eat your vegetables” to stay healthy – and now we know she was more right than she realized.
A new wave of all-natural purple vegetables are the craze among organic and heirloom gardeners, and for a good reason: They’re loaded with disease-fighting antioxidants called “anthocyanins,” and they’re the subject of this week’s Off The Grid Radio.
Aaron Whaley, a farmer and seed expert, tells us about these “Indigo” vegetables, spotlighting the Indigo Rose tomato.
These non-GMO, open-pollinated tomatoes are purple on the outside, red on the inside and even more delicious than the tomatoes grandma grew. They feature the same type of antioxidants found in blueberries.
- How to grow Indigo Rose tomatoes.
- What other Ingido vegetables are available.
- Where you can purchase them.
This spring, try planting something new that has the added benefit of being healthier!