Tomato Day returns to Vacaville

By From page A1 | August 19, 2013

VACAVILLE — Morningsun Herb Farm and Slow Food Solano will host Tomato Day 2013 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at 6137 Pleasants Valley Road.

Visitors will have a chance to taste more than 100 varieties of ripe and juicy tomatoes, see cooking demonstrations, talk to authors of an edible-gardening book and purchase local products from a variety of vendors.

Guest chef Albert Katz, Julia Logue-Riordan and Annie Baker will offer demonstrations.

There is a fee to attend.

Tomato Day is an annual fundraiser for Slow Food Solano to support its local school garden grant program. Last year, Slow Food Solano awarded 12 grants to Solano County school gardens, according to a news release.

Reach Brad Stanhope at 427-6958 or [email protected] Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/bradstanhope.

Brad Stanhope

Brad Stanhope

Brad Stanhope is a former Daily Republic editor. He began his career at the DR in the last millennium. He spent 24 years as a sports editor, associate editor and news editor before leaving the Daily Republic in 2014. Brad lives in Suisun City with his wife, Mrs. Brad, and two sons. He enjoys cheese.

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