Monday, June 21, 2010

Tomato Tasting at NC A&T

WHAT: Great Tomato Tasting
WHERE: NC A&T University Farm
WHEN: Saturday, July 17, 2010
TIME: 8-12 noon (Rain or Shine)

North Carolina Cooperative Extension and The Cooperative Extension program NC A&T State
University Farm announce the first-ever Great Tomato Tasting, to be held on July 17, 2010, from 8-12, rain or shine. The event will include the tasting of both heirloom and hybrid tomatoes and tours of the farm’s research plots.

Wagon tours, led by faculty and farm staff, will be available throughout the event, highlighting NC A&T University’s agricultural research. You will get a chance to see the high tunnel production, tomato grafting, and tomato production on plastic mulch. As part of the day’s events, we will also showcase tomato cookery and canning. NC Cooperative Extension staff and Master Gardener Volunteers will be available throughout the event to answer your gardening questions, and to make your visit to the research farm a pleasurable and memorable one. More fun activities are planned, so bring your camera.

Pre-Registration - $5.00 per person submitted by July 2ndRegistration at door $7.00(cash, check or money order) Children under 10 are free.

To help us adequately prepare for visitors, please RSPV by calling 336-375-5876 We look forward to seeing you at this delicious event!

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