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Mark Blevins shares tomatoes samples with Marie Davis during the 2016 MaterFest at Mulberry Park in Shallotte.
Shallotte ripe for second Mater Fest on July 22

The town of Shallotte presents its second annual Mater Fest from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 22, in Mulberry Park at 123 Mulberry St.

The festival celebrates Brunswick County for being one of the top tomato producers in North Carolina.

So Shallotte has partnered with Brunswick County Parks and Recreation and Brunswick County Cooperative Extension to offer the community event.

“It’s all about getting the community together,” said Melinda Johnson of Brunswick County Parks and Recreation.

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