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Master Gardeners Tempt Your Taste Buds with Tomatoes

Mt. Zion Region News of Mt. Zion, Illinois

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If there is nothing better to you than a fresh ripe tomato from the garden, you might consider joining the Macon County Master Gardener Program for their 10th Annual Tomato Taste Panel. Take an opportunity to sample 30 different varieties of heirloom and hybrid tomatoes along with tasting some creative tomato-based recipes.

Choose from Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at either 1:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. at the Macon County Extension Office, 3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd., Decatur or Thursday, September 10, 2015 at the DeWitt County Extension Office, 8425 Katie Road, Clinton.

While there is a suggested donation of $2.00 to help cover the general costs of the program, we do ask that your register online at For questions or additional information please call Jennifer at 217.877.6042 or

The University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener Program has over 3,200 Master Gardener volunteers in Illinois. Focused on the mission of "Helping Others Learn to Grow," Master Gardener volunteers assist University of Illinois Extension in answering horticulture questions and with outreach in the communities they serve.

University of Illinois Extension provides eqval opportunities in programs and employment. If you need reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact 217.877.6042.

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Original Publication Date: August 26, 2015

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