It was a great day for a Tomato Contest!

We’d like to start by thanking everyone who attended our 17th annual Tomato Contest today.  It’s always so much fun to see what you have grown!  Here are the results of the competition:

Largest Circumference Red Tomato

1st Place: Gary Schaffer of Lindenhurst, 20.14 inches.
2nd Place: Gaspare Maltese of North Massapequa, 19 7/8 inches.
3rd Place: Peter Notarnicola of Massapequa, 16.5 inches.
Tiniest Red Tomato
1st Place: Corinn Kraemer of Bohemia
2nd Place: Sophia Driscoll of Bethpage
3rd Place: Ryan Manno of Garden City
Heaviest Red Tomato
1st Place: Gary Schaffer of Lindenhurst, 5.22 lbs.
2nd Place: Linda Levy of Levittown, 2.49 lbs.
3rd Place: Peter Notarnicola of Massapequa, 2.14 lbs.
Most Unusual Tomato
1st Place: Corinn Kraemer of Bohemia
2nd Place: Harriet Levy of Levittown
3rd Place: Sheh Shukla of West Hempstead

Don’t miss our other upcoming competitions including the Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off and the Pumpkin Carving Contest this October. For a complete list of our Fall Events, visit

Corinn Kraemer

Corinn Kraemer

Gary Schaffer

Gary Schaffer of Lindenhurst, 1st place largest circumference at 20.14 inches and 1st place for heaviest tomato 5.22 lbs


Harriet Levy, Levittown, 2nd place most unusual, 2014


Linda Levy, Levittown, 2nd place heaviest red tomato.


Peter Notarnicola of Massapequa, pictured with his sister Angel, wins 3rd place for largest circumference 16.5 inches and 3rd place for heaviest red tomato 2.14 lbs.


Sheh Shukla, West Hempstead, 3rd place most unusual 2014.