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Tomato Fest At Trout Lake Farmers Market Saturday August 23rd

20 Aug

TomatoFestAug.23This Saturday you are invited to come out to the Trout Lake Farmers Market and celebrate tomatoes! Vancouver Farmers Market will be showcasing the diversity of tomatoes grown by local farmers with over 150 varieties on hand. You will be able to find all sorts of shapes, colours, sizes, heirlooms, hybrids, organic, greenhouse and conventional.

You can expect to find a tomato display, recipes, information as well as a tasting station with samples of Black Krim, Green Zebra, Taxi, Brandywine and many more. This year, they will also be celebrating the sweeter side of tomatoes in honour of award-winning gelatiere, James Coleridge from Bella Gelateria. James will be crafting a tomato basil gelato from Sole Food Street Farms tomatoes and Earth Apple Farm basil. This limited edition gelato will be available at the Trout Lake Farmers Market this Saturday until it is sold out. Proceeds go to help support farmers markets in Vancouver. The Tomato Festival kicks off when the market starts at 9:00 a.m. and runs to 2:00 p.m.

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