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Slow Food Asheville picked the Cherokee Purple heirloom tomato to spotlight for its 2017 Heritage Food Project. In 1990, Craig LeHoullier of Raleigh, North Carolina, obtained and grew a packet of unnamed seeds that had been shared by the Cherokee Indians more than one-hundred years before. The tomato is purple in color and has gained a widespread fame amongst heirloom tomatoes.
Born in the small town of Dothan in Columbus County, sisters Annie Laurie Cox Willard and Nina Gertrude Cox Lane are two of Wilmington's most knowledgeable and respected authorities on how to grow and nurture beautiful plants and gardens.