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And Asheville’s Favorite Tomato is…

Tomato Tasting

Attendees sampled more than ten tomato varieties at our Tomato Festival and cast their votes for the best! The results are in…

The winner is: Cherokee Purple! Here’s how the other varieties fared, listed most-favorite to least-favorite:

2nd: Pink Beauty
3rd: Granny Cantrell
4th: Marglobe
5th: Buffalo and Brandywine (tied)
6th: German Johnson
7th: Cherokee Chocolate and Mr. Stripey (tied)
8th: Aunt Ruby
9th: Big Beef
10th: Tomesol and Black Prince (tied)
11th: Gold Medal

Don’t see your favorite on the list? Share below!

Click to browse a photo gallery from the big event, including pics of some young local food supporters casting their votes.


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