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Red, Ripe & Roasted

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Red, Ripe & Roasted
August 24, 2014 | 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Phipps Conservatory

Join us to celebrate two of western Pennsylvania’s quintessential summer crops! On August 24, Phipps’ annual tomato and garlic festival, Red, Ripe & Roasted, returns for its tenth year of good food and family fun. Phipps’ historic and sustainable front lawn will come to life!


  • A farmers’ market highlighting organic and Certified Naturally Grown produce from local farms
  • Tomato contest
  • Cooking demos and tastings by Café Phipps and other festival participants
  • Garden writer and television/radio host Doug Oster — author of Tomatoes, Garlic, Basil — and food writer Miriam Rubin, author of Tomatoes, will also be in attendance to present some of their favorite recipes and sign copies of their books.
  • AND fun activities for kids

Always a seasonal highlight, Red, Ripe and Roasted is a foodie’s dream-come-true with a focus on fresh, local produce and its many culinary possibilities!

Come with a bag of fresh produce to donate to us, or purchase some fresh fruit and veggies onsite, and receive free admission to the festival and to Summer Flower Show and Butterfly Forest during event hours. Don’t miss this great event for a great cause!