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Labradors2 August 4, 2014 02:38 PM

Tomato Tasting Kingston, ON Aug 23, 2014
[B]15th Annual Heirloom Tomato Celebration

[/B]Join the Heirloom Seed Sanctuary in celebrating heirloom tomatoes. All are welcome to this free celebration! There will be an heirloom tomato tasting, a workshop and a garden tour! Saturday August 23 at 10am, 1200 Princess St., Kingston. Also there will be educational and fun children's activities by the Kingston Area Seed System Initiative (KASSI).

[B]When:[/B] Saturday, August 23, 2014 [B]Hours:[/B] 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM [B]Where:[/B] 1200 Princess Street, Kingston, K7L4W4 [B]Price:[/B] Free! [B]Contact:[/B] 613-544-4525 Ext.124 [B]Web site url:[/B] [URL=""][COLOR=#0000cc][/COLOR][/URL] [B]By:[/B] [URL=""][COLOR=#0000cc]Michael Hammond[/COLOR][/URL]

KarenO August 4, 2014 09:01 PM

sounds like a great day, enjoy!

Labradors2 August 5, 2014 09:38 AM

Thanks Karen,

I will go, even though I was a bit disappointed with the taste of most of the 30 varieties that they had last year :shock:. Perhaps they used a lot of unripe tomatoes or maybe it's because they do not amend the soil in any way.....

I discovered Blondekopfchen there though, and we live quite closeby, so it's still worthwhile!


Labradors2 August 23, 2014 12:42 PM

This morning I went to the tomato-tasting where there were 33 varieties to sample.

Apparently, the weather hasn’t been great, and many of the tomatoes weren’t ripe enough, which always makes it difficult to judge. However, I tried to pick the ripest pieces, and found a few that weren’t half bad: Cherokee Purple of course! Polish, Gregori’s Altai, and even NZ Pink Pear.


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