Posts made in August, 2013

Tilapia and Tomatoes: Transforming the Forgotten Triangle

Posted on Aug 24, 2013

Tilapia and Tomatoes: Transforming the Forgotten Triangle

Damien Forshe plucks a bright red cherry tomato from a spidery green vine inside a greenhouse in Cleveland’s Kinsman neighborhood. “Try it,” he offers. “It’s like candy.” He’s right. It melts in my mouth, a ripe burst of flavors I’m not used to from most store-bought varieties. This cherry tomato (“Candy,” I agree, asking for another) was grown organically with taste and nutrition in mind. The folks at the Rid-All Green Partnership, a leader in the green food movement that’s sweeping greater Cleveland, didn’t worry about how well it would stand up to being transported or its shelf life in a...

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