Live in the North Carolina Piedmont? Come to the Tomato Tasting 7/23!

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Guilford County Cooperative Extension, the Extension Master Gardener Volunteers, and North Carolina A&T State University invite EVERYONE to attend the Second Annual Tomato Tasting Event July 23, 2011, at the A&T Farm, 3136 McConnell Road, Greensboro, NC.

This event, which runs from 8 am to 12 noon, will feature tasting of a variety of both hybrid and heirloom tomatoes; a tomato cook-off; tours of the farm, featuring information on various tomato-growing techniques;  information on growing vegetables (especially tomatoes!); live music; kid-friendly activities; and more!

The data gathered through this tomato tasting will be help local growers know which varieties are most popular with consumers, and local restaurateurs, who can learn more about exciting new (or old) varieties and ways to use them in their restaurants.

Admission is $5/children under 10 admitted free. Come on out to this fun-filled and educational non-profit event to celebrate "all things tomato"! For more information, go to www.guilfordextension.com and click on the tomatoes


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