Nothing says New Jersey like a good tomato so, if you’re here, you might as well learn to grow a good one. The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Essex County is teaching a class on the basics of tomato gardening at the Essex County Environmental Center in Roseland on Monday, July 26 at 7 p.m. The class is opens to kids and adults, and costs $6 per child and $8 per adult. Advance registration is required. For more information, call 973-228-8776.
Virginia Citrano grew up in Verona. She moved away to write and edit for The Wall Street Journal’s European edition, Institutional Investor, Crain’s New York Business and Forbes.com. Since returning to Verona, she has volunteered for school, civic and religious groups, served nine years on the Verona Environmental Commission and is now part of Sustainable Verona. She co-founded MyVeronaNJ in 2009. You can reach Virginia at [email protected].