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A Brief History of Tomatoes

Presented by Bernard Sypniewski

2024-05-21 18:00:00 2024-05-21 19:00:00 America/New_York A Brief History of Tomatoes Woodbine Community Center -

Tuesday, May 21
6:00pm - 7:00pm

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NOTE: This event will take place at the Woodbine Community Center.

812 Longfellow Street
Woodbine, NJ, 08270

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Plants have a history too. Those histories are entwined with ours. Tomatoes started in the jungle as marble-sized and developed into the best-loved "vegetable" on the planet. This talk describes that journey.

Bernard Sypniewski was born some time ago and shortly thereafter he began gardening. His first crop was radishes. After school, his legal practice, and teaching at Rowan University (computer science), Bernard started building raised beds. Bernard especially likes tomatoes and peppers of all sorts, including wild ones. He has a fascination with anything old; hence the topic of the current talk. 

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AGE GROUP: | 18 or older |

EVENT TYPE: | Natural History | Education |

TAGS: | tomato | plants | nature | natural history | gardening | agriculture |

Venue details

812 Longfellow Street
Woodbine, NJ 08270