Tomato Art Festival

No doubt tomatoes are a popular, healthy part of our diet, at least for most of us but, how could the simple tomato inspire a celebration that attracts over 25,000 people? To understand that, you have to know the people of East Nashville, their sense of creativity and obviously their sense of humor. Join Nashville Public Television’s Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Tomato Art Festival.


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No doubt tomatoes are a popular, healthy part of our diet, at least for most of us. But, how could the simple tomato inspire a celebration that attracts over 25,000 people? To understand that, you have to know the people of East Nashville, their sense of creativity and obviously their sense of humor.

Joe Elmore has been the host of this Emmy-award winning series since its beginnings. As the face of Tennessee Crossroads, Joe has been taking viewers to meet interesting people and explore fascinating out-of-the-way places since 1987. Joe is also a producer and co-host of Horsepower TV on Spike TV. Joe launched his TV career at WHBQ TV in Memphis, TN, where he served as weekend anchor and reporter. Later, he was chosen to co-host the station's PM Magazine show, where he produced nationally-broadcast stories. He has also done extensive work as an independent film and video producer for clients throughout the Southeast.

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