Have you eaten a friend green tomato?
Did you know that that tomato wasn’t ripe yet! Being ripe means that a vegetables has matured completely and is ready to be eaten! Sometimes eating un-ripened vegetables is okay, but it is best to eat vegetable that have fully ripened!
Knowing the different signs of ripe vegetables is important when shopping at the grocery store and also important in the harvesting of vegetables for sale. Farmers must be able to harvest their vegetables before they become ripe so that they will remain fresh days after you have purchased them!
So what are some of the signs of a ripened vegetable?