Neubiberger environmental garden – all about tomatoes – Munich district

The film “Green Tomatoes” hit the cinemas 30 years ago. It told the story of a friendship between two women in backcountry Alabama in the 1920s and 1930s who ran the small Whistle Stop Café. Fried green tomatoes are the specialty there. It is debatable whether you should really eat green tomatoes. There are recipes that actually call for this, but it’s also discouraged due to the high solanine content of the unripe fruit. However, to get really severe symptoms of poisoning, one would have to eat more than a pound of it, which probably because of the bitter taste nobody does. Better to wait until the tomato is really nice and red. However, depending on the variety, it can also turn yellow or even blue, as you can see during a guided tour of the Neubiberg Environmental Garden on Saturday, September 10th (10am, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm) and on Sunday, September 11th. (10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m.) convince. Then Thorsten Thron, who grows more than 140 varieties in the environmental garden, explained the secrets of a successful harvest. Registration by September 8 by phone 089/60 60 09 26 or by email to [email protected]

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