America Has Never Been So Desperate for Tomato Season

Amanda Mull
America Has Never Been So Desperate for Tomato Season

On Saturday, I walked a mile from my Brooklyn apartment to a farmers’ market with a clarity of purpose that felt ordained by the heavens. It’s tomato season, and I was a woman in want of tomatoes. Tomatoes are in season every summer, but this year the internet has turned tomato season into Tomato Season.