july, 2019

20jul9:00 am4:00 pm3rd Annual Mid-South Great Tomato Contest

Event Details

Free event. No registration or parking fees. Community members across the Mid-South are invited to enter their homegrown tomatoes in one or more of the tomato categories: Slicing, Heirloom, Cherry, Heaviest, or Whatever(unique, ugly, unusual). Awards will be given:
Best Overall Tomato $300.
Best of Show – Slicing $100
Best of Show -Heirloom $100
Best of Show – Cherry $100
Best of Show – Whatever $100
Heaviest Tomato $100
Best Salsa $100
Junior Winner $100 (youth up to 12 yrs of age)

Entries will be accepted on July 20th from 9:00 am – 11 am
Judging will be held from 12-3pm
The awards ceremony is at 4:00 pm
Cooking Demo at 2:00 pm
Special Music guest at 3:00 pm- Hawaiian North 40 Ukulele Players.

All Day: Ask A Master Gardener Table with Tomato experts
Learning displays about growing tomatoes
Kids activities- Make a tomato puppet and plant a tomato to take home
Phone: 901-752-1207

Time

(Saturday) 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location

Agricenter - Red Barn at Farmers Market

7777 Walnut Grove Rd

Organizer

Memphis Area Master Gardenersinfo@memphisareamastergardeners.org

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