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Dec 26, 2009 01:43 PM

Organic Roma Tomatoes in Austin?

Suggestions for where to buy (year-around) organic roma tomatoes in Austin? And usually what do they charge, per pound? Thinking of making our own sauce with a tomato press. Thanks

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  1. I am not sure Roma tomatoes would be my go-to choice for sauce, but organic ones are everywhere Whole Foods, Central Markets, and you always find them at Vitamin Cottage's Natural Grocer.

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    1. re: moosy

      Just curious. What would you choose? The Roma type was specifically selected as a paste/sauce tomato.

    2. As noted, you can find organic Roma tomatoes most of the year at Central Market, Whole Foods, and the like. If you are really wanting good tomatoes, do yourself the favor of waiting until the tomatoes ripen locally and obtain them from the local farmer's markets. The difference in flavor will more than make up for the wait.

      FWIW. they are also pretty easy to grow in our climate, if you have the room.

      Central Market
      4477 S Lamar Blvd Ste 100, Austin, TX 78745