Tomato Day Celebration

Tomato HeartTomato season is in full swing! The Wild Ramp is joining with Central City Market for their annual Tomato Day Celebration, Saturday August 9th, 8 am – 1 pm. Join us as we celebrate summer and all things tomato-related. Juicy samples, a homemade salsa contest, hot food vendors featuring tomato-y goodness, and much more. Salsa Contest: Show us your skills! We are inviting all home chefs to whip up their best tomato salsa. This is a free contest. There will be a three-person judging panel as well as the opportunity for the public to sample the salsas and vote for their favorite. The rules are simple. Rules:

  • Sign-up in-store or by calling The Wild Ramp at 304-523-7267.
  • Whip up some fabulous salsa.
  • Bring in 1 quart of salsa on Friday, August 8 or Saturday, August 9 by 9:00 am. Fill out entry form that will be provided.
  • Judging will take place on Saturday, August 9, at 11 am. (You do not need to be present to win.)

Central City Market is donating the prizes – 1st Place – $100, 2nd Place – $75, 3rd Place $50, 4th Place – $25.

Central City Market will host contests for Biggest & Ugliest Tomatoes! Start checking your backyard ‘maters now for contenders!


Raine Klover is the Communications & Outreach Manager at The Wild Ramp. She is a dedicated foodie who enjoys gardening and cooking; and aspires to live in a tiny house with a huge garden.

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  1. Natalie says

    Do you have to be present to win the salsa contest? I’ll be out of town on August 9, but could drop it off on August 8. Thanks!

    • Raine says

      Hi, you do not need to be present to win. Also, Central City Market has donated prize money – so 1st place is now $100!