Sample tomatoes and learn to save tomato seeds at our Heirloom Tomato Festival!


Heirloom Tomato Festival!

  • Sunday, September 17, 2017, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Calling all tomato lovers! This is an opportunity to sample many varieties of heirloom tomatoes at one time, then take home some saved seeds so you can grow these delicious yet sometimes hard-to-find varieties in your own garden. The tomato sampling and seed saving instruction will be ongoing so drop in when you can! Suggested $5 donation to cover cost of materials.

In 2016, we had the following varieties available for tasting and seed saving. This list will be updated when we know which varieties we will have ready for tasting this year.

Amish Paste

Orange Banana

Striped Roman

Pink Brandywine


Fox Cherry

Green Zebra

Black Cherry

New Yorker

Black Prince

Black Zebra

Cosmonaut Volkov

Golden Jubilee


Suggested $5.00 donation


Chrys Gardener
Commercial / Community Horticulture Educator
(607) 272-2292 (Voicemail #241)


CCE-Tompkins Education Center
615 Willow Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14850-3555