Taste a great tomato

Sample a variety of heirloom, cherry, paste and hybrid tomatoes grown by local farmers.

The Rogue Valley Growers and Crafters Market hosts the Great Tomato Tasting, an annual event featuring tomatoes grown locally. It is part of the Eat Local Challenge.

Stop by the growers market, at 1701 S. Pacific Highway, Medford, from 10 a.m. to noon to sample tomatoes and learn about tomato varieties and cooking ideas. The market is open from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., so, when you find a favorite, you can stock up. There is no cost to attend.

Learn more about the market at www.rvgrowersmarket.com. Find more Eat Local Challenge events at www.mailtribune.com/eatlocal.