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Posted on 24 October 2009 by

October is National Tomato Month, and other Official Facts

tomato-monthBy Vanessa Richins

I found out today that October is National Tomato Month, as well as National Sun Dried Tomato Month (Unless you’re in Florida – April is National Florida Tomato Month).

I wonder how these National Months get started.

After all, October isn’t what I would choose to represent tomato-dom.

In most places, the harvest is over and the air is getting cold. I would nominate June, July or August as more likely months. That’s when tomato season is in full swing and you can celebrate every day with a fresh tomato right out of the garden.

In any case, it’s October – how do you plan to celebrate?

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