Are you growing your own tomatoes? Be recognized for supporting local food and being a successful home gardener!
All varieties of homegrown tomatoes are eligible! You may enter multiple categories and multiple varieties.
Contest categories are:
Best Big Red Best tomato grown by a child (12 or under)
Best Big Yellow Best tomato grown in a Public Garden School or Community Garden
Best Purple Best Unusual Tomato (striped, rare variety, etc)
Best Small Red Best Small Other
To qualify for a category :
- Bring enough tomatoes for 3 judges to taste for each entry. For example, bring one large, two small/medium regular tomatoes and at least 3 of the cherry or pear tomatoes. Tomatoes will be judged on appearance, aroma, taste and texture.
- Put each entry or variety into a brown bag with this little downloadable information form.
- Entries will be collected on Monday, July 11th at 701 Whaley Street (more information to come)
The tomatoes will be judged Tuesday, July 12th and the results sealed until the festival on Saturday, July 16th. Winners will be announced at the Tasty Tomato Festival on July 16th and on the website!
More information at firstname.lastname@example.org
2014 Tomato Contest Winners
2013 Tomato Contest Winners