History Lesson: Get to know PA through its heirloom seeds

Heirloom is a hot word in the gardening world. But what exactly is an heirloom fruit or vegetable? And why is Pennsylvania such a prime spot for these idiosyncratic plants?

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Meet the Modern Farmer: Tim Mountz

"A good tomato isn't cheap, and a cheap tomato isn't good.” So reads the sign at Happy Cat's farmers market stalls.

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How an Extinct Bean Accidentally Made Me a Farmer

There are nearly 300 different types of tomatoes growing on Tim Mountz’s small, 10-acre Happy Cat farm in Chester County, PA.

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