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New Harvest Farmers Market to host Corn/ Tomato Festival

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (July 16, 2018) – The New Harvest Park Farmers Market will host its third annual Corn and Tomato Festival on Thursday, July 26, with Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett ringing the bell to kick off the family-friendly event.
The festival will highlight corn and tomatoes and offer a number of activities and dozens of vendors. Attendees also can buy roasted corn, local meats, pastured eggs and fruits and vegetables.
The event will include the following contests:

  • Kid's Corn Eating Race, 4 p.m. in the Picnic Pavilion. Whoever can finish eating their ear of corn first wins a prize.
  • Beautiful/Ugly Homegrown Tomato Contests, 4 p.m. at the Picnic Pavilion. Drop off your heirloom homegrown tomatoes then and we will announce the winners at 4:30. First wins a prize.

In addition, officials at 4 p.m. in the pavilion will talk about corn and tomato production, preservation and problems for home gardeners.

The event also will include pressure canner testing by Knox County Extension.
For more information, call 865-215-6606.

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140 Dameron Ave,
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-215-5000

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Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

On the first Wednesday of every month (except August), all KCHD offices and clinics are closed in the morning for staff in-service. On these days, the main location, 140 Dameron Ave., opens at 10 a.m. The Teague, 405 Dante Rd., and West, 1028 Old Cedar Bluff, Clinics open at 10:30 a.m.

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Knoxville, TN 37918
865-215-5500

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Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

All KCHD offices and clinics are closed in the morning on the first Wednesday of every month for staff in-service. The main location, 140 Dameron Ave., opens at 10 a.m. The Teague, 405 Dante Rd., and West, 1028 Old Cedar Bluff, locations open at 10:30 a.m.

1028 Old Cedar Bluff
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-215-5950

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8:00 am - 4:30 pm

All KCHD offices and clinics are closed in the morning on the first Wednesday of every month for staff in-service. The main location, 140 Dameron Ave., opens at 10 a.m. The Teague, 405 Dante Rd., and West, 1028 Old Cedar Bluff, locations open at 10:30 a.m.

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