Sponsored Post: Growing Heirloom Tomatoes Class Giveaway from Craftsy

July 26, 2014

growing heirloom tomatoes

For most of my adult life, I’ve lived in an apartment without so much as a square foot of outdoor space. In the wintertime, it’s a boon because it means that I’m not responsible for shoveling snow, but during the summer months, I am keenly aware of the fact that I don’t have any place to grow a little bit of food.

Years ago, there was a brief but glorious period when I had a plot in a community garden and tended my own teeny time patch of land. Of course, when I started spending the bulk of my summers traveling to teach classes and promote cookbooks, it wasn’t something I could sustain and so I surrendered my little garden.

Click here to enter for a chance to win Growing Heirloom Tomatoes! 

heirloom tomatoes

Of all the things I grew, I got the most satisfaction from the tomato plants. Of course, my yields weren’t particularly great, but I loved doing it and playing a role in such a delicious miracle.

As I think ahead to next summer, I’m starting to wonder if I might be able to get my hands on a garden plot again (I’m really hoping to make next year a bit more mellow than this season has been). However, before I set plants to soil, one thing I would do would be to take Marie Iannotti’s Craftsy class, Growing Heirloom Tomatoes in order to maximize my success.

scooping heirloom tomato

Because they want to help spread the word about this most excellent class, the folks at Craftsy are offering up one registration for giveaway to a Food in Jars reader. Just click the link below to enter (it will take you over to Craftsy, where you’ll create an account with them in order to toss your hat in the ring).

Click here to enter for a chance to win Growing Heirloom Tomatoes! 

All photos in this post are printed here courtesy of Craftsy. I don’t have any tomato images that are nearly so beautiful.

For more about this series of sponsored posts and my year-long partnership with Craftsy, please visit this post.

Official disclosure statement: This is sponsored post from Craftsy. I was compensated for this post. However, all opinions remain my own.

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  • I’d love this class! I live in an over-55 community in Florida, and although they have a garden space, they’ve all been taken for the past 12 years, and they don’t allow us to have a garden in-ground because we live next to a national forest and the wild animals come to the garden, they say. I’ve never had a problem with growing a few veggies in pots in my driveway, though. In the cooler months I grow lots of leaf lettuce, and I have chives and cherry tomatoes and peppers, & I’d love to grow heirlooms if they do well in a large pot! The economy has hit seniors very hard, and growing food has become a necessity for us. (They froze Social Security for all but one of the past 5 years) Our grocery bill has doubled, so growing and preserving food is very much in our plans.