The One Tomato Project
The One TomatoTM Project is a program aimed at encouraging people to grow at least one tomato in their garden this year.
For the last nine years, the Piscataquis County Extension Association has purchased cherry tomato seedlings, that are distributed with growing information throughout the county and at our office in Dover-Foxcroft. Distribution sites will include Greenville, Monson, Guilford, and Milo in 2023.
For a filter-by-date map of distribution locations, click the button below the June listings.
- May 30, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. — Indian Hill Trading Post, Greenville (Directions, Google Maps)
- May 31, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. — Monson General Store, Monson (Directions, Google Maps)
- May 31, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. — Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford (Directions, Google Maps)
- May 31, 8:00 a.m. to 12: 00 p.m. — UMaine Extension Piscataquis County Office, Dover-Foxcroft (Directions, Google Maps)
- June 1 and 2, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. — UMaine Extension Piscataquis County Office, Dover-Foxcroft (Directions, Google Maps)
- June 1, 10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m. — Guilford Town Office, Guilford (Directions, Google Maps)
- June 2, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. — Piscataquis Regional Food Center, Dover-Foxcroft (Directions, Google Maps)
- June 3, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. — Black Fly Festival, Veteran’s Park, Milo (Directions, Google Maps)
- June 6, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. — Piscataquis Regional Food Center, Dover-Foxcroft (Directions, Google Maps)
- June 7, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. — Sangerville Food Cupboard, Sangerville (Directions, Google Maps)
Interested in Registering to Participate?
Why just one tomato?
One tomato is not expensive to grow, it’s pretty easy, and it can be grown just about anywhere. You can plant a tomato in your garden, in your flowerbed, in a container, a hanging basket, or even on your front lawn. If you don’t like tomatoes, that’s okay! You don’t have to be a tomato lover to join in – the goal is to grow some vegetables, so try out any vegetable you like. You can give any extra to local food banks.
For information and ideas on how to grow your tomato or how to manage disease and pests in your garden contact us at the UMaine Extension Piscataquis County Office, 165 East Main Street, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine 04426 or email email@example.com or call 207.564.3301 or 1.800.287.1491.
Coming Soon to Your Inbox:
2023 “One Tomato” Harvest Survey
In the spring the UMaine Extension distributes free cherry tomato seedlings and growing information throughout the county for the “One Tomato” project. This survey is an opportunity for participants to let us know how their tomatoes are produced and if there is interest in doing this another year.
Thanks for helping us.
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