Tomato and Garlic Day offers chance for gardeners to help food bank

Posted on: August 16, 2019 | Written By: Everybody Gardens | Comments

Everybody Gardens editor stopped by KDKA’s “Pittsburgh Today Live” to talk about the 15th annual Tomato and Garlic Day, set for Aug. 25 at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

The event helps to support the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank with donations of fresh produce from gardeners.

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Doug Oster is manager and editor of Everybody Gardens with a passion for gardening and a love of sharing is experiences with other gardeners. You will also find Doug’s gardening contributions in the Tribune-Review each week. He’s an Emmy Award winning producer, television host and writer. Oster is co-host of The Organic Gardeners Radio show every Sunday morning at 7 a.m. on KDKA radio in Pittsburgh. Oster’s Outstanding Documentary Emmy was awarded for Gardens of Pennsylvania, a one hour special he conceived and produced for the PBS affiliate WQED. Doug appears every Thursday morning on KDKA-TV’s Pittsburgh Today live at 9 a.m. “Gardening is fun, he says, enjoy every day spent outside tending vegetables, flowers, shrubs and trees.”