Written By Guest Writer Edibles / Food Events Aug 26, 2011 Covert Organic Farm Holds Festival of the Tomato SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestCovert Organic Farm’s Annual Festival of the Tomato in Oliver, BC. All images: Claire SearMove over peaches, show me your tomatoes! Covert Organic Farm’s Annual Festival of the Tomato in Oliver, British Columbia, gave the humble tomato its moment in the sun. Heirlooms are all the rage, tomato water is again accompanying gourmet dishes, and Covert Farm’s Annual Festival honours the versatile fruit.A fun-filled family event, the festival included tomato tug of war, tomato slam dunk, tomato mini golf, corn maze, wine/beer tastings, food bbq, Tomato Iron Chef Competition and a wonderful line-up of live music. For home-cooks, 30 pounds of tomatoes were available for a bargain thirty dollars and sixty cents per pound for families willing to pick their own. Executive Chef Chris Remington of Penticton’s Hooded Merganser Restaurant pictured above with Shelly Covert was crowned Tomato Iron Chef and Burrowing Owl’s Executive Chef Chris Van Hooydonk was runner-up. Find the crowning recipe here.– Claire Sear ChefsFood FestivalsheirloomOkanaganOne Ingredienttomatoes SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Breads / Food / How to Cook / Recipes July 13, 2021 Rosemary and Feta Potato Loaf A delicious homemade bread is always a welcome treat that can really set the mood for a good day. This is an approachable recipe to bring to holiday ... Read More EAT Magazine News / Food News January 28, 2021 CITY EATS February | March 2021 If you haven’t yet taken advantage of Victoria’s free local delivery program, Downtown Delivers, you have until February 15 to try it ... Read More Food News / Pantry / Review January 28, 2021 Some Like It Hot — A Hot Sauce Tasting Party A Hot Sauce Tasting Party Gillie Easdon gathered 15 local, house-made hot sauces and four brave souls to taste-test them. It was a mid-October, late ... Read More EAT Magazine News / Food News December 7, 2020 EAT’s 2020 Gift Guide EAT’s 2020 Gift Guide. Not just for the holidays! Bolen Books Flavor by Yotam Ottolenghi ($45.00) Cat’s Meow Trivet ($6.95) Book Seat ... Read More EAT Magazine News / Food News November 30, 2020 CITY EATS December 2020 | January 2021 A new bakery has opened in the Leland building at 2506 Douglas St. Working Culture Bread is serving up naturally leavened sourdough breads, as well ... Read More Food / Food News / Restaurants November 30, 2020 Eating Out—At Home Originally published in EAT Oct|Nov issue. Are you missing those romantic date night dinners, a favourite dish from a local chef, the fluffy ... Read More Comments are closed.