2018 Homegrown Tomato Festival

SAVE THE DATE! The 2018 Homegrown Tomato Festival will be July 28th at NoDa Brewing in Charlotte, NC!


The Homegrown Tomato Festival: An all-day tomato themed event where tomato lovers can try dozens of different backyard tomatoes, buy locally grown tomatoes, crown the region’s best tomato grower, eat 'mater sandwiches, enjoy live music and more!

Become A Vendor! Sell your goods at the Homegrown Tomato Festival!


Apply to compete in the Backyard Tomato Contest! Show off your gardening skills by bringin your best tomatoes to the event to share with the audience and judges! There will be People's Choice and Critic's Choice awards for best slicing, cherry, and non-red/pink tomatoes! Email sam@100gardens.org to register!

2017 Winners!

#1 Backyard Tomato Grower - Critic's Choice: Kevin Helms
#1 Backyard Tomato Grower - People's Choice: Ashley Thompson and Andy Hickling
Best Tomato Themed Cocktail - Critic's Choice: Elizabeth Billiards
Best Tomato Themed Cocktail - People's Choice: Tipsy Burro