Cultivating the Perfect Chili Pepper

If you’ve had supermarket salsa, you’ve probably eaten one of Ed Curry’s chili peppers. He’s a top pepper breeder in the valley where Geronimo and Cochise once roamed. Visit his farm and find out how the heat gets in chilis.
Originally published Sept. 26, 2008


Filmed by Christopher Intagliata and Flora Lichtman. Produced by Flora Lichtman.