Heirloom Tomatoes


A taste of heirloom tomatoes and an all-tomato dinner will be offered by the University of Arkansas at Monticello School of Agriculture as part of the fourth annual “Tomatoes at the Trotter” June 26 at 6:30 p.m.

The event will be held at the UAM Trotter House bed-and-breakfast at 404 North Main Street in Monticello. For $25 each, guests may participate in an heirloom tomato tasting and evaluation and enjoy an heirloom tomato dinner prepared by Chef Brian Cherry of Aramark Food Service.

Zach Taylor, director of marketing for the Arkansas Department of Agriculture, will be on hand to discuss the growing popularity of local food sources, the keys to successful farmers’ markets, and how the Department of Agriculture is assisting local communities.

Door prizes will be available and net proceeds will benefit the UAM School of Agriculture Scholarship Fund. For tickets or more information, contact the School of Agriculture at (870) 460-1091.