Sunday, June 11 · 2 – 6pm EDT
Goodwood Museum & Gardens
1600 Miccosukee Road Tallahassee, FL 32308
Proceeds from this event go to the Red Hills Small Farm Alliance, a 501c3 non-profit organization supporting our local food system.
The Red Hills Small Farm Alliance, a prominent advocate for local agriculture, is proud to present the Tomato Festival at Goodwood Plantation. This eagerly awaited event perfectly encapsulates the essence of community and the delectable flavors of tomatoes. With a lineup of exciting attractions and engaging activities, attendees are in for a treat.
This Tallahassee Feastival is a family fun event for all! Enjoy great food, music, games, and of course, local tomatoes. The event includes tomato sandwiches, a farmers market showcasing some of the area’s best local farm products, local beer, a tomato contest, prepared food vendors, games for kids, an awesome raffle, and more!
Live music will set the stage, infusing the atmosphere with toe-tapping rhythms and melodies that complement the festivities. Local musicians, known for their soulful tunes and lively performances, will create an ambiance that enhances the overall enjoyment of the Tomato Feastival. Visitors can groove to the music as they savor the flavors of tomatoes and immerse themselves in the vibrant community spirit.
As the feastival embraces the spirit of locality, it proudly showcases the offerings of local breweries, small businesses, and farms. Craft breweries will be on hand to provide an array of refreshing and creative tomato-infused beverages, offering festival-goers a unique opportunity to taste innovative tomato-based concoctions. Local farms will showcase their finest tomato harvest, allowing visitors to appreciate the dedication and hard work that goes into producing these exquisite fruits. Meanwhile, small businesses will display their tomato-themed products, giving attendees the chance to support and discover local artisans and entrepreneurs.
A highlight of the Tomato Feastival is the highly anticipated tomato judging competition. Expert judges will carefully assess an assortment of tomatoes based on flavor, appearance, and overall quality. Participating farmers and home gardeners eagerly await the results, hoping their tomatoes will earn recognition for their exceptional taste and beauty. The competition not only adds an element of friendly rivalry but also serves as a testament to the exceptional produce grown within the community.
As the Tomato Festival at Goodwood Plantation approaches, anticipation is mounting for the Tomato Feastival. Visitors from near and far are eagerly looking forward to experiencing the mouth-watering delights, joyful celebrations, and communal spirit that this exceptional event promises to deliver.