Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Barry Estabrook

Narrated By: Pete Larkin

Publisher: Tantor Media

Date: September 2011

Duration: 7 hours 13 minutes


James Beard Award-winning journalist Barry Estabrook presents the history of the modern tomato industry---a suspenseful whodunit as well as an expose of America's agribusiness systems.


  • Philip Hodge

    A good listening experience about a seemingly simple object that, in fact, isn't so simple after all. We tend not to think about the agricultural origins of the countless fruits and veggies that are available 24/7 at any time of the year. We can buy bananas in Boston in December. We can get tomatoes in Baltimore in the middle of a snowstorm. But how? And equally important -if not more so- who picks those tomatoes?