The Local Food Report
7:00 am
Thu June 12, 2014

Orleans Gardener Tries Grafting for a Healthier Tomato Plant

Credit Elspeth Hay

We've all heard of grafting grape and apple plants. But tomatoes? This week on the Local Food Report, Elspeth Hay talks with Orleans gardener Joe Leghorn about his quest for the perfect tomato. This year he grafted 96 disease resistant tomato rootstock plants with tomato seedlings grown for their fruit qualities. 

You can read more about tomato grafting on Elspeth's blog, Diary of a Locavore.