Radiator Charlie's Mortgage Lifter tomato

More Information:

  • Slow Food USA
  • Map of Growers
  • Find Growers by State:

This tomato was developed by Charlie Byles of Logan, West Virgina in the 1930s. Charlie owned a radiator repair shop and had no plant breeding experience - this tomato was the only breeding work he ever did. After years of experimenting and selling off his seedlings, he was able to pay off the mortgage on his house. This tomato's story has helped keep the strain alive. This large beefsteak fruit is very meaty with few seeds. It has a spicy flavor and low acidity. The taste starts off mild and then builds, with a long finish on the palate. It has a roasted, fruity and slightly salty flavo

Showing page 9 of 55 for 330 listings

Tangle Tree Ranch

  Doyon, ND

We are a small family farm, located in Doyon, which is by Devils Lake, ND. It has been in our family for many generations. We raise vegetables, fruits, chevon, lamb, goats, chickens for butchering on CSA subscription, eggs for sale, grass feed beef and Norwegian Dole horses. (more...)


Szarek Farms, LLC

  Clinton, NY    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

We are a small greenhouse farm in CNY. We grow vertical! We use hydroponic methods, using "coir" which is an organic material made from coconut husk fiber ,to grow all our veggies. We do not use pesticides or GMO's in our vegetable production. (more...)


Sunnyside Farm

  Dover, PA

We raise pastured, rotationally graised meats. Eggs are available year round. Vegetables, grown chemical free in compost, are available for 26 week CSA beginning in mid-May. Chicken is available whole, fresh (never frozen) from June through November. We have turkeys available for Thanksgiving. (more...)


Sunnydale Farms

  Centralia, MO

Sunnydale Farms offers a diverse line of produce every month of the year. We are proud to grow everything that we offer and do so without the use of pesticides or herbicides. In fact, we are a Certified Naturally Grown farm. (more...)


Sunkissed Organics

  La Porte, IN

Hello we are a family owned perennial and vegetable farm. We field grow everything and use organic practices to the best of our knowledge. We carry a wide variety of heirloom vegetable plants in the spring (including at least 75 varieties of heirloom tomatoes) and produce from mid- May on .... depending on the weather. Come check us out..... (more...)