Slow Food Columbia is one of 200+ Slow Food USA chapters, located in Columbia, South Carolina. Our mission is to support the movement behind GOOD, CLEAN and FAIR foodways in the Midlands and beyond. Our convivium hosts workshops, potlucks and other events throughout the year to celebrate local + seasonal flavors; to showcase the culinary talents of our region's chefs, farmers, + artisan producers; to strengthen connections between members of our local food community; and to educate the public about the importance of knowing where your food comes from.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Palmetto Tasty Tomato Festival is Sunday, July 15, 2012


The 3rd Annual Palmetto Tasty Tomato Festival 
presented by Slow Food Columbia and Sustainable Midlands 

Sunday, July 15, 2012
 
5pm-9pm 
VIP tomato potluck 4pm
City Roots Urban Farm 
1005 Airport Blvd, Columbia SC 29205 

$5 super early discount tickets 
$10 advance / $15 at the gate
$20 Potluck + bring tomato dish w/at least one sustainable ingredient 
kids 12 and under free 

Tickets on sale soon at http://www.tastytomatofest.org.

VOLUNTEERS GET IN FREE
 Palmetto Tasty Tomato Festival 2011 by Forrest Clonts
 Palmetto Tasty Tomato Festival 2011 - Image: Forrest Clonts Studio 2011

Want to volunteer?
Email tracieb@slowfoodcolumbia.org with your interest in one of these areas. (We'll be putting up online registration for volunteers soon.)

Registration - paperwork and being a people person
Tomato Tasting - cutting, displaying + refreshing the heirloom tomato tasting
Setup - day before, day of, possibly days before
Cleanup - night of, day after
Event staff - working various stations like games, water, etc.
Potluck - help Karen Sundstrom keep the VIP tomato potluck neat and orderly
Entertainment - help Steve Gibson liaise with bands at event, help with load-in, etc.
Volunteer Hospitality - helping make sure there's plenty of water, etc. on hand in volunteer area
Recycling/Trash/Composting - helping make sure trash and recycling are under control at event
And more! 

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