America Revealed

Growing Tomatoes

Clip: Episode 1

Ted Sheely is a farmer in California’s central valley; he grows onions, wine grapes, pistachios and a key ingredient for pizza sauce, tomatoes - fifteen to sixteen acres of them in fact. 13 million tonnes of tomatoes are produced in California every year. A third of the tomatoes consumed by the entire world! California is the perfect place to grow fruit and vegetables, Ted Sheely explains why

Aired: 04/11/12

Rating: NR

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