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Events: August 2017

Growing Medicinal Herbs for Products

Thursday, August 3 | 5:30PM - 7:30PM | Providence, RI | directions | website

Join Mary Blue and Glen Cory of Farmacy Herbs on their medicinal herb farm for a presentation about developing high quality value added herbal products. From harvest methods to drying to packaging and distribution, this presentation will cover the in’s and out’s of a small scale value added herbal company.

Hosted by NOFA/ RI at the Farmacy Herbs: 28 Cemetery Street, Providence, RI.

Contact Sophie Soloway at (973) 787-4296 or by e-mail for more information.

17th Annual Tomato Festival

Saturday, August 26 | 12:00PM - 6:00PM | Granby, MA | directions | website

Saturday August 26th, with more tastings on Sunday August 27th
Every year, we have an unbelievable selection of amazing and often award-winning tomatoes for you to taste. It’s a great day at the farm, with everything from our first tomato themed dinner, to cooking demonstrations to live music, to crafters and tasty vittles made from local produce. Come and visit the Granby farm!

SATURDAY 8/26
Festival is open 12-6 PM.
Saturday Admission, $5, kids under 8 free.

Cooking Workshops and Walks
Wild Edibles Walks around the wild parts of the farm to learn how to ID tasty wild things.
Culinary Herbs as Healers: Learn the many medicinal uses of common kitchen herbs with Susan Pincus from Sawmill Herb Farm.
Getting Stacked and Sauced with Tomatoes- raw and cooked recipe ideas and nutrition tips with Be Wellness
A More than 100-Year-Old Recipe for Green Tomato Relish with Wilhelmina Ryan, includes water-bath canning technique.

Music and Performance Stage
Larry Dulong and Random Sightings
More to come, stay tuned…

Artisan and Food Vendors
Auntie Cathie’s Kitchen with cupcakes and more.
Grilled farm-fresh corn, watermelon lemonade, ice cream and such.

Pick Your Own – Organic Cherry Tomatoes and More!
Fresh flowers, herbs for drying, cherry tomatoes, husk cherries, hot peppers, and more.
And the HEIRLOOM AND SLICER TOMATO TASTING
12:00pm-6:00pm All afternoon in the Tasting Tent
20 varieties of organic slicing and heirloom tomatoes to try!
TOMATO FEST DINNER - SATURDAY EVE
Saturday August 26, 2017 at 6pm
A multi-course feast on the farm created by Wheelhouse, featuring specialty varieties of tomatoes in each dish.
Pre-order dinner tickets online, $60-65.

SUNDAY 8/27
Free and open to the public.

Cherry Tomato Tasting
10-20 types of delicious cherry tomatoes to taste!

Pick Your Own – Organic Cherry Tomatoes and More!
Fresh flowers, herbs for drying, cherry tomatoes, husk cherries, hot peppers, and more.


For more information, please visit: www.redfirefarm.com/event/tomato_festival_2017/
Or call 413-467-7645.

Hosted by Red Fire Farm at the Red Fire Farm: 7 Carver St., Granby, MA.

Contact Sarah Voiland at (413) 467-7645 for more information.

Tomato Fest Dinner on the Farm

Saturday, August 26 | 6:00PM - 8:00PM | Granby, MA | directions | website

Red Fire Farm Hosts its first Tomato Dinner.

Saturday August 26, following the 17th Annual Tomato Festival, enjoy a special evening on the farm, with a multi-course meal featuring specialty tomato varieties all throughout! Learn the flavors of some of our favorite tomatoes in the peak of their season. A perfect summery dinner to celebrate tomatoes, created by the farm-to-table masters at Wheelhouse.

Starts at 6pm. Served outside in the fields, weather permitting. Rain location is in the big beautiful Granby barn.

Pre-order tickets now to reserve places at the meal!
For tickets visit: http://www.redfirefarm.com/event/tomato-fest-dinner/

Hosted by Red Fire Farm at the Red Fire Farm: 7 Carver St., Granby, MA.

Contact Sarah Voiland at (413) 467-7645 for more information.