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List of Participants


Nourishing the Northshore 

Topsfield Community Partnership

Topsfield Garden Club - educational booth 

Topsfield Agricultural Commission

Topsfield Historical Society 

Topsfield Guides

Cub Scouts

Girl Scouts

Joyful Noises Preschool

Friends of COA –

Town Library and Friends of Library –books and art on tomatoes/horticulture

Slow River Studio

The Chainbreakers - youth mountain biking team

Playground Committee 

Equine Rescue Network – Meredith Farm with a rescue donkey 

ECTA, Essex County Trails Assoc.

Tri Town Council

Rest Stop Ranch – Respite Retreat Center and Accessible Garden

Topsfield Sustainability Committee


Farmers’ Market


Connemara Farm

Valley View Farm

Grounded Flower Farm

Iron Ox Farm

Neale Bees (honey and beeswax products)

First Light Farm

Selchie Dog Snacks



Proctor School Band

Creative Coop




Age 5 and Under: 

Tap the tomato

Tomato Spoon Race

Tomato Bag Toss

Age 6 and Up:

Tomato and spoon race

Cherry Tomato Catapult

Tomato Hole

Tomato Toss with red balloons

Tomato Bowling

Art Tables


Slow River Studio Sketching Session

Tomato craft for kids

Food Court


Osteria Ice Cream

Whoopie Wagon

Explorers Club hotdogs

Sheila"s Food Truck




Tomato Recipe Contest


Top prize in each category includes a 8" Global chef's knife!


Stacey Apple of Iron Ox Farm

Frankie Martino, Jr. of The Commons 1854

Jimmy Smith – Co-owner of Love Catering in Los Angeles

Tracy Cassidy - One of last year's winners

Tomato Contest


Adult and Public Safety Divisions- Judges are Hannah Menzer (Alfalfa Farm)

Janet Wilkins (COA and home gardener)

Gillie (Gil's Grocery)

Nora Neale (Agricultural Commission)

Bagel Bin

Alex’s Roast Beef

Elementary and Youth Divisions- Girl and Boy Scouts led by Sarah Ponikvar

Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt Raffle

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