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Taste of Tomato Festival
September 14, 2015 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Keep Growing Detroit, Food Lab Detroit, Labrosse Farm, and Edible WOW will be hosting the 1st Annual Taste of Tomato Festival at Plum Street Market Garden from 5-7PM. The event will highlight the connections between local farmers, chefs, and small business owners and the role the humble tomato is playing in stimulating a new food economy in our city. Professional chefs, gardeners and the general public are welcome to attend this special event, which will explore the
wonders that these seasonal beauties bring to our plate and palate.
The event will feature a tomato tasting room with over 30 varieties of tomatoes, samples of delicious savory tomato dishes and the Grown and Made marketplace which will introduce and amaze guest to the many products crafted by FoodLab entrepreneurs with the local tomato harvest.
Guests will also be treated to a farm tour of Plum Street Market Garden, a 1.75 acre urban production farm that produces over 20,000 pounds of fresh produce each year. There will also be field education sessions to learn about cultivating, harvesting and processing tomatoes.
Plum Street Market Garden is located at 2202 Third Street, across from the MGM Casino Parking lot, entrance on Plum St. Free parking is available in the MGM Parking Structure.