2:00 pm14:00

Southern Season Cooking School Focusing on Tomatoes

  • A Southern Season

We get to do it again - I will get to participate in a class with Alex Hitt, led by Caitlin Burke.  More details to follow.

The details will eventually appear here -

Jun 10

Mother Earth News Fair Burlington VT

  • Champlain Valley Exposition

I will be there - working on which talks, and when.  Website here -

2:00 pm14:00

Tomato Growing 101 - workshop at Well Fed Garden

  • Well Fed Garden

Please find more info and register for the event here - it is an outdoor workshop at the Well Fed Garden on Athens Drive in Raleigh.  Try your hand at transplanting seedlings (and take one home) - my books will be available for purchase.  Bring all of your tomato questions!

9:00 am09:00

Hampton Roads Master Gardener Advanced Regional Training: Garden Legacies - What's Old is New Again

  • Slover Library


Hampton Roads Master Gardeners Advanced Regional Training

The Slover Library, Downtown Norfolk

Saturday, March 25, 2017




8:00 – 9:00 AM          CHECK-IN and Coffee, Tea and Water

9 AM                           WELCOME: Bob Kelly, Master of Ceremonies


9:10 – 10:10 AM        Historic Plants at Monticello:  Preserving Plants from the Past

                                    Peggy Cornett:  Curator of Plants – Monticello – Home of Thomas Jefferson


10:10 – 10:40 AM     BREAK – Get your RAFFLE Tickets


10:40 – 11:40 AM     Navigating the World of Epic Tomatoes in Two Acts

                                    Act One:  Creative Planning and Selection of Varieties

                                    Craig LeHoullier: Known as the ‘NC Tomatoman’, Expert in Heirloom Tomatoes


11:40 – 1 PM             LUNCH


1:00 – 1:45 PM          Roots, Fruits, and Leaves:  Insights from Mr. Jefferson’s Gardening Kalendar

                                    Peggy Cornett


1:45 – 2:15 PM          BREAK and RAFFLE DRAWING


2:00 – 2:45 PM          Navigating the World of Epic Tomatoes in Two Acts

                                    Act Two:  Achieving Success in YOUR Gardens

                                    Craig LeHoullier


3 PM                           Closing Remarks and Evaluations*




* Please Return Nametags and Evaluations as you leave.      

9:00 am09:00

Carolina Farm Stewardship Conference, Durham North Carolina

  • Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center

Info for registration is here -

Book signing is on Saturday November 5 at 5 PM


full conference schedule here -

8:30 am08:30

Tomato Day - Carrboro Farmers Market

Find details here -

I can't wait - and am so pleased to have been invited to participate! I will be answering questions, tasting tomatoes and selling copies of my books, Epic Tomatoes and Growing Vegetables in Straw Bales.