Tomato Day - Lebanon Farmers Market
43 West Grant Street
Lebanon, OR 97355
The Lebanon Downtown Farmers’ Market and the Santiam Food Alliance invite the public to admire, taste, and stock up on tomatoes at the market on Tomato Day, Thursday, August 22. Throughout the market hours of 2 to 6 p.m., Lisa Almarode of Fairweather Farm will give tastings of dozens of unusual and often beautiful tomato varieties from the market farmers and her own garden. An Oregon State University Extension Master Food Preserver will offer information on drying tomatoes and canning them—whole or in pieces, as pizza or spaghetti sauce, as ketchup, as juice, as salsa, and even as marmalade or preserves and volunteers will offer free samples of tomato-based foods. A Master Gardener will provide advice on growing tomatoes, to learn more about Master Gardeners CLICK HERE.
The Lebanon Downtown Farmers’ Market happens every Thursday from 2 to 6 p.m. between late May and late October at the corner or Grant and Main, Lebanon. On Tomato Day as throughout the season, tomatoes will be available for sale from several of the market’s participating farmers.
The Santiam Food Alliance aims to spread the joy of growing, buying, cooking, and eating local foods throughout the area surrounding Lebanon, Sweet Home, and Scio. For more information about the Santiam Food Alliance, see the website at santiamfood.org. For more information about the Lebanon Downtown Farmers’ Market, visit the website at lebanondowntownfarmersmarket.org.