Festival for Tomato Lovers

7 years 9 months 1 week ago Friday, September 10 2010 Sep 10, 2010 Friday, September 10, 2010 11:03:39 AM CDT September 10, 2010 in News
Whether it's red, green or even purple, Thursday's festival has a tomato for you. Researchers planted the tomatoes, and there are peppers too, all the way back in March. The festival features 78 different kinds of tomatoes and 44 varieties of peppers.

Inside, anyone can come and taste the tomatoes and peppers.

Superintendent Tim Reinbott says there is something for everyone.

"I think the biggest thrill is the different tasting tomatoes. Everybody thinks a tomato is a tomato, that's not true. They are so different," Reinbott said.

The festival is at MU Bradford Farm on Rangeline Road and lasts until 7 p.m.
   

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