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Posted on 25 May 2008 by

Rockefeller Institute Tomato Workshop in Arkansas

By Michelle Fabio

On Saturday, June 28, the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute of the University of Arkansas will hold “From the Seed to the Plate,” a tomato workshop open to the public.

As part of the “Cultivate Your Wild Side” series of environmentally-focused workshops, the tomato day’s activities will include tasting ($5 entrance fee), cooking ($25), and learning to grow tomatoes ($15); all of the fun will take place in the Institute’s vegetable garden, which features 20 different types of tomatoes including the renowned heirloom. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 12 April 2008 by

Tomato Workshop in Alabama

AlabamaBy Michelle Fabio

On Thursday, April 24, tomato lovers will be converging on Andalusia, Alabama for a backyard tomato production workshop.

Topics covered will include soil and site preparation, transplanting, staking and caging, varieties of tomatoes, food safety, and preparation.

Stan Windham, Coffee County Extension Coordinator, said that the workshop was organized to help answer the many questions that have been coming in to his office about tomato growing.

“We always have phone calls from the public wanting Read the rest of this entry »


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