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Judges Catherine St. John of The Western Reserve School of Cooking, left, Liz Murphy of Destination Hudson and John Altomare of Hudson's Restaurant, judge tomatoes during the Hudson Farmers Market Tomato Festival on Aug. 17. The winner of the homegrown tomato contest was Janice Barnes with her Sun Sugar tomatoes. Market vendor Michelle Jaye's Ox Heart tomato was the best red tomato, while Hattie's Gardens won best specialty tomato with its Sun Gold cherry tomato. Visit the market Aug. 24 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to taste for yourself.