Silver Spring FreshFarm Market
It’s ‘Big Boy’ vs. ‘Mortgage
Lifter,’ hybrid vs. heirloom, the tomato wars have just begun. Everyone is sure
that their tomato pick is the tastiest. Join Washington Gardener
Magazine at the FreshFarm Market in downtown Silver Spring, MD, on
Saturday, August 24 from 10am-12noon for a Tomato Tasting. Best of all,
this event is FREE!
Farmers at the market will contribute their locally
grown selections — from super-sweet ‘Sungold’ to not-so-pretty ‘Cherokee Purple’
— and we’ll explore which tomatoes make the short list of favorites. We’ll have
tomato gardening tips, tomato recipes, tomato activities for kids, and much
more. All to celebrate one of summer’s greatest indulgences — the juicy fresh
Tip: Your tomato taste voting ballot is also your entry
into our prize drawing for a basket full of gardening goodies. The drawing is at
12noon, so be sure to fully fill out your ballot by 11:45am and then stick
around for the prize announcement as you must be present to win.