Ethical Eating

Teena's Pride Farm Grows Heirloom Tomatoes The Florida Way

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Teena's Pride is a farm deep in South Dade that grows heirloom tomatoes, which means the seeds have been passed down for generations and no genetic modification has taken place. Pictured above is Michael Borek, he runs the place. The farm was passed down to him from his mother and father. At one point his mom, Teena Borek, after the untimely death of her husband at the age of 24, was one of very very few -- perhaps the only -- female farmer in Dade.

After the jump, find more picks of this very cool farm.

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They also grow lettuce, herbs, bell peppers, poblano chiles and more. The true heart of the operation is the tomatoes, they look incredible.
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Find out all about Teena's Pride Farm by clicking here for their Web site.