Tomato Tasting Contest Winner!

robertthompson3AND THE RESULTS ARE IN…. CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR DELICIOUS ENTRANTS!!!

#1 Robert Thompson Black Icicle
#2 Jim Stockwell Rouge [Rose] de Berne
#3 Stephanie Poetter Dr Wyche’s Yellow

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Place Entrant # Name Variety Details

1 3 Robert Thompson/Bee Log Garlic & Flower Farm Black Icicle Also from the Ukraine Stunning, perfectly shaped, deep purplish-brown fruit that are almost black. A great variety for both home gardeners and chefs. This tomato has the incredible rich taste that is in many of the large, dark beefsteak types: sweet, rich with earthy overtones.

2 1 Jim Stockwell/Common Ground Farm Rose/Rouge de Berne Switzerland, and considered the Brandywine of Europe

3 5 Stephanie & Patrick Poetter/Locally Good Farm Dr. Wyche’s Yellow This heirloom was introduced to Seed Savers Exchange by the late Dr. John Wyche, who at one time owned the Cole Brothers Circus and used the manure of elephants to fertilize his heritage gardens.

4 2 Lori Osada/Milo Acres Russian Purple Roma Plum shaped from the Ukraine
4 4 Robert Thompson/Bee Log Garlic & Flower Farm Big Dwarf The large (one pound), delicious fruits develop on dwarf, short, bushy, two to four foot tall plants.

5 8 Kathryn Skelley-Watts/Aardvark Farm Cherokee Purple Color is dusky pink with dark shoulders.

6 9 David Duncan/Shady Lane Farm Mountain Fresh Tolerant to wet, cool mountain life, great flavour.
6 7 Kathryn Skelley-Watts/Aardvark Farm Margold red-streaked yellow heirloom

7 6 Kathryn Skelley-Watts/Aardvark Farm Rose Deep pink and smooth, Rose is meaty and flavorful.

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