Tomato Fare 2011 East at White Heron Cellars in Quincy, WA: Vaughn Jensen Rhythm & Blues Band

TomatoFare celebrates the spirit of the season's harvest and encourages home gardeners to carry on the honored tradition of seed-saving and growing their family's own organic heirloom tomatoes. It truly is a unique community festival for food & wine lovers, chefs, family gardeners and farmers. It's a celebration of life.

Quincy, WA, August 19, 2011 --( TomatoFare 2011 East celebrates its fifth anniversary at White Heron Cellars,, location of the 2009 TomatoFare®. White Heron Cellars is located in Trinidad, above Crescent Bar, at 10035 Stuhlmiller, Quincy, WA. For more info about White Heron Cellars phone (509) 797-9463 or Email at

TomatoFare® has been introducing people to gardening and the culinary pleasures of growing heirloom tomatoes. Through this festival, heirloom tomato lovers will have the opportunity to discover nature's intentional and untamed splendor of heirloom tomatoes.

General admission tickets for the 2011 TomatoFare® are $25 in advance at; $35 on the day of the event. Tickets are also available through White Heron Cellars phone (509) 797-9463 or Email at Admission includes all the food, wine, beer, tomato tastings, entertainment & more.

The Vaughn Jensen Band, the premier rhythm and blues band in the Eastern Washington area, returns for their 3rd year by popular demand. Vaughn Jensen is known for his untamed, high energy brand of blues. Playing originals and not so traditional covers, guitarist and song writer Vaughn brings his harmony and chemistry and love of the blues to the front of the band. The Vaughn Jensen Band lays it down heavy and righteous. Audiences go crazy when they knock down the standards. Yet when The Vaughn Jensen Band plays an original tune, not only do they elevate the blues to new heights, the crowd stands up and cheers for more.

Martin & Jennifer Ringhofer, TomatoFare® founders, have revitalized the appreciation and desire for true heirloom tomatoes over the years. For the 2011 season, 50 participating small growers are growing more than 100 varieties of certified organic heirloom tomatoes from seeds originally sourced from family farms around the world. For more information visit or write

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Martin D Ringhofer