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Posted on 05 August 2008 by tomatocasual.com

Tomato Travels – Part 6, New York, New York

By Kira Hamman

If you live in New York, I hope you are visiting the New York Botanical Garden frequently.

What a place!

In addition to all the amazing gardens they grow and all the fascinating classes they offer, they have a number of galleries featuring garden-oriented art. How cool is that?

But best of all, beginning on August 30 one of these galleries will host “Portraits of Historic Tomato Varieties from the Gardens of Amy Goldman,” an exhibition of photographs by Victor Schranger.

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Posted on 24 November 2007 by tomatocasual.com

What Happens When a Tomato Walks Around NYC?

DanceBy Michelle Fabio

DonorsChoose.org recently ran a month-long Blogger Challenge to raise money for school classroom projects in low-income communities.

More than a hundred bloggers took part and raised $420,000 to benefit over 75,000 students, but one blogger stood out from the rest by raising over $100,000, reaching nearly 16,000 children.

The tomato suit didn’t hurt either.

Sarah Bunting, popular blogger and humor columnist with a domain name close to our hearts (Tomato Nation), not only took part in the challenge (Bunting’s long been a supporter of DonorsChoose.org), but she also promised to walk through New York City in a tomato suit if her readers were able to raise more than $40,000.

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Posted on 17 November 2007 by tomatocasual.com

Tomato Casual Answers Reader Question: Where to Buy Heirloom Tomatoes

Tomato Casual Answers Reader Question: Where to Buy Heirloom Tomatoes

By Michelle Fabio

Tomato Casual reader Giorgio Nero would like to know:

Where can I buy about 100 cases of heirloom – or similarly tasting, sun-grown – tomatoes during the winter months. I need them in New York City and refuse to buy the available tasteless winter product.

This is an excellent question and a valid concern; no one likes a bland tomato!

To find the answer, we went straight to some of the most reliable sources we could think of–the finest restaurants of New York City.

We found that over 200 restaurants in the Big Apple, including The Four Seasons, get their tomatoes from Sid Wainer & Son® in New Bedford, Massachusetts. President of the company, Dr. Henry B. Wainer informed us that their heirloom season is as follows:
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