Think tomatoes all taste the same? Think again. On August 31, Tiny Diner, nonprofit Seed Savers, and Twin Cities-based seed production group Seed Sages will host their first Tomato Tasting Party. Event goers will be able to taste test over 40 not-your-average-tomato varieties.
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Hosted at Tiny Diner's south Minneapolis location, the event will feature seed saving workshops, live music, and food served fresh from the Tiny Diner kitchen. Guests will be able to find out where to buy seeds of each kind and keep track of their favorites on tasting note sheets.
Tiny Diner is a natural fit for this celebration of local farming, as this Kim Bartmann venture routinely focuses on regional produce and sustainable energy. By collaborating with Seed Savers and Seed Sages, Bartmann hopes to educate Twin Cities residents on ways to start and maintain their own urban gardens.
The tomato tasting is free and open to the public, from noon to 4 p.m., no matter the weather. So, Hot Dishers, are you up for a tomato feast? Learn more about the partnering organizations here.
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