A great family/garden friendly event with special guest speaker Barbara Peterson, who grows tomatoes professionally and is loaded with all kinds of growing tips. The day will include a variety of activities for all ages themed around the process of preservation and consuming tomatoes. Bring your own homemade salsa to participate in the Salsa Contest. Here's the lineup for the day:
11:15am Ketchup Demo
11:45am Gazpacho Demo
12:15pm Purple Asparagus cooking demo
1:00pm Speaker Barbara Peterson (tomato grower)
1:50pm Salsa Winner Announcement
Tours offered at the bottom of the hour along with booths by sponsoring organizations. Sponsored by the Chicago Park District with help from Slow Food USA, Chicago Culinary Historians, Illinois Extension Master Gardeners, Purple Asparagus and Friends of Kilbourn Park Greenhouse.