Sydney’s favourite harbourside festival, the Tomato Festival Sydney, returns to the Royal Botanic Garden for its fifth year on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 February 2018, set on the spectacular foreshore lawns in the Garden.
Botanically a fruit, but classified as a berry, the tomato is an indispensable part of our lives and enjoyed the world over. From salads to sauces, pizza to pastas, the tomato has become a versatile staple in the diet of many.
The Tomato Festival Sydney is all about local and seasonal produce, heirloom varieties, bush tucker, as well as growing and preserving the season’s bounty in an imaginative and accessible way.
This in turn, can change behaviour and drive a passion for food, where it comes from and an understanding of the important role plants play in our lives – which is essentially our mission as a botanic garden!