Jackson market celebrates tomatoes and 100 years of Cooperative Extension

out tomatoesThis year’s Taste of the Market celebration at Jackson County Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 16 in downtown Sylva,will feature a tomato tasting contest right next door to the 100th anniversary festivities for Jackson County Cooperative Extension. 

All morning, market vendors will provide samples, recipes and demonstrations, with the tomato tasting contest lasting 10 a.m. to noon. Customers will vote on the tomato varieties with the most flavor, best texture and most interesting appearance. 

Next door at Bridge Park, Jackson County Cooperative Extension will commemorate is 100th anniversary with music, clogging and tomato sandwiches as well as educational booths and historical photographs. 

The market accepts SNAP, credit and debit payments. www.jacksoncountyfarmersmarket.org, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 828.631.3033.

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