Tomato Day at Hendersonville Farmers Market
As the crop reaches peak season in Western North Carolina, Hendersonville Farmers Market will celebrate the humble tomato with a special event. Shoppers are invited to enjoy a day of tomato-filled fun during regular market hours this Saturday! In addition to a plethora of locally produced goods from seasonal vendors, the market will feature several tomato-themed activities.
- Free Tomato Sammies at the Depot
- Heirloom Tastings and Tomato Talks with Craig LeHoullier, NC Tomato Man
- Tomato Beauty Pageant
- Special appearance by Tommy Tomato, the Tomato Mascot
Live Music: Hightop Mountain Harmony (Depot) and Barn Spiders (Jam Tent)
Tomato craft with Arts Council of Henderson County
Free Kid Yoga at 10 and 10:30 with YAM
Face painting in the Depot
10-11am with Homemade Pasta Noodles
Farmers & Growers (produce, eggs, meat, honey, plants): Barry Farms, Bee-utiful Farm and Garden, Black Dog Flowers, Bright Branch Farm, Broom's Blooms, Colfax Creek Farm, Crow Holler Produce, Fruitland Farmstead, Garden of Griffin, GourMays Mushroom Farm, Grateful Bed Farm, Gray Family Farmstead, M&M Berry Farm, Morgan Farm, Newman Farms, Pressley Farm, Saluda Grade Farm, Sylvia’s Plants, Tiny Bridge Farm, Violet Aurora Farm
Value Added Food/Drink Vendors (baked goods, fermented foods, cheese, pasta etc.): Boom Boom Kettle Corn, Deena’s Bakery, Homemade Pasta Noodles, Raspberry Fields, Sea of Sweets Bakery, Serotonin Ferments, ShareWell Coffee Co. & Roastery, Sophia’s Boutique, Spinning Spider Creamery, Young’s Backyard BBQ
Tomato Day Sponsor: Charlotte Sheppard, REALTOR, Keller Williams Mountain Partners
Hendersonville Farmers Market takes place every Saturday (May-Oct) at the Historic Train Depot on 650 Maple Street, 8am-1pm. Learn more at hendersonvillefarmersmarket.com.