National Geographic : 1933 May
FARMS AND WORKSHOPS OF "THE GARDEN STATE" RAW MATERIAL FOR SOUP AND CATCHUP New Jersey, often called "The Garden State," ranks high in the production of tomatoes for canning. Many of its tomato seedlings are planted in Georgia and the Carolinas, and are trans planted to Jersey soil after the last frost is gone. y lvauonai ieograpnic society inlay rnotograpns by tOwin L. Wisherd IMPERIAL PURPLE FROM A SANDY SOIL Eggplant farms, such as this at Bridgeton, cover a large area in the southern part of the State, where the light sandy loam warms up quickly in the early spring. Every eggplant is carefully "polished " before it is sent to market.