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The annual celebration of the Tomato is today… April 6th.
Yep, it’s National Tomato Day!
Technically, it’s called Fresh Tomato Day.
So, how are you going to celebrate?…
Fun Things About Tomatoes
Oh, and in case you’re wondering if the upside down tomato planter really works or not… The answer is yes, but you don’t really need it.
Italian in origin … not so much. Although popular as an ingredient in Italian cuisine, tomatoes are originally native to the western side of South America. However, it was first cultivated in Mexico; and it was through Columbus that seeds were first introduced to Europe. Source
Fun Stuff From Others Who Celebrate National Tomato Day on April 6th:
- Health Benefits Of Tomatoes + Recipes
- Ways To Store Fresh Tomatoes
- Varieties Of Tomatoes + Health Benefits
- A Tomato Is A Vegetable That Is Technically A Fruit
Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to put one in a fruit salad. Source
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