Saturday Aug 9 2014

Tomato Tasting

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Museum Shop Garden Center, Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center (map)
Saturday, August 9, 2014, 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Reservations: Required

Heirloom tomatoes are now at the height of fashion, and one can only marvel at the genetic diversity found in everyone’s favorite homegrown vegetable. This participatory workshop includes examining and rating a variety of tomatoes. Ira Wallace of the Southern Exposure Seed Exchange and Peggy Cornett and Eleanor Gould of Monticello’s Gardens and Grounds, will host this two-hour workshop, and participants are encouraged to bring in their own favorite garden varieties!

Come to taste the following: 

Green Zebra
Amy's Apricot
Black Cherry
Striped Roman
Striped German
Tropic VFN
Rutgers VF
Arkansas Traveler
Yellow Brandywine
Barnes Mountain Orange
Cherokee Purple
Granny Cantrell's
Amy's Sugar Gem
Costoluto Genovese
Matt's Wild Cherry
Garden Peach
Black Plum
Mortgage Lifter, Radiator Charlie's
Yellow Oxheart
Hungarian Italian paste
Roma Virginia Select


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