Come to Camp.
For Live Tomato Advice.
And Great Tomato Varieties for 2023.

This session about tomato varieties is hosted by Gen Z gardener Emma Biggs, who has trialled, researched, and tasted a ridiculous number of tomato varieties.

A Variety for Your Taste and Your Garden

Taste. Appearance. Disease Resistance.
Days to Maturity. Plant size.

There's lots to think about as you choose tomato varieties for your garden.

Find tomato varieties that suit your needs!

The Right Tomato Depends on Your Situation

Ever wondered what's best for you?

Tomato Variety Camp helps you helps you know what to look for as you choose tomato varieties for your garden.

Emma Biggs helps you narrow down your options so you can pick tomato varieties that suit you and your garden.

Tomato Variety Camp Topics

  • How Different Types of Tomatoes Grow

  • Tomato Variety Lingo

  • Tomato Tastes

  • Meet Some Awesome Heirloom Tomatoes

  • Meet Some Awesome Tomatoes from Specialty Breeders

Digging Into Tomato Varieties

Ever wondered about...?

  • The Fruit

    Flavour and Texture

  • The Plants

    Growth Habit
    Days to Maturity
    Disease Resistance

  • The Varieties

    Emma's Favourites
    Steve's Favourites

Camp Counsellor

Emma Biggs

Emma Biggs is a 17-year-old who loves growing (and eating) tomatoes. Along with managing a tomato crop at a Toronto urban farm for several years, she grows 100+ tomato varieties in her own garden, and interviews tomato experts on The Food Garden Life Show. She speaks about tomatoes and vegetable gardening at gardening events, and is the author of the book 'Gardening with Emma.'

Emma Biggs

Podcaster, Author, Speaker

Emma Biggs is the author of Gardening with Emma

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  • Online Resources

    Interviews and online resources to help you on your tomato journey.

  • Food Garden Life Community

    Membership in the student-only Food Garden Life online community, where you can continue to get support even once camp is over. Member benefits include special offers and free virtual events.

  • Discount

    Discount on the upcoming Tomato-Growing Camp.


  • What is the start date?

    Day 1: Monday January 9, 2023.

    The session is 2 hours long, in the evening.

  • How does virtual camp work?

    It's a mix of formal instruction about tomato varieties.

  • How do I access camp?

    The live camp meeting take place on Zoom. Once you enroll in the camp, you access the Zoom classes through the online camp platform.

  • What time are the camp gatherings?

    ET (Toronto, Buffalo) 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    CT (Denver, Calgary) 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    PT (Vancouver, Seattle) 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • Will I have a chance to ask my own questions?

    It's called "camp" because there's lots of time to ask questions. It not just an online lecture.

  • I already grow tomatoes. Is this for me?

    If you're looking for to broaden your palette of tomato varieties, this camp will give you more ideas.

  • Is the live camp recorded?

    The live camp is recorded. You have unlimited access to the recording. It's in the course platform, where we load up other resources for you too.

    If something comes up at the last minute and you can't make it to camp, you can still get all the information afterwards.

  • What if this isn't for me?

    If you decide camp isn't for you after you attend the first gathering, we'll give you your money back. No questions asked.

Can't make it to camp this time?

Hop on our list and we'll let you know next time we offer it.

Thank You