The Cause

WTSF Campus - empowering tomato growers
The Cause

The World Tomato Society Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Its purpose is to provide expert tomato education for all ages and people across the globe. We are raising funds to build a campus in Los Gatos, California, centered around four “terroirs” that represent our commitment to sharing and inspiring information about the history, preservation, cultivation, and celebration of tomatoes around the world.

World Tomato Society Foundation provides domestic and international tomato education for all.

The
Campus

Visitors to our campus will explore our four terroirs, created to allow for an expansion of knowledge, appreciation of nature, and a reminder that we are both visitors and custodians of this planet.

Seed Vault
Seed Vault

Preserving tomato seed stewardship practices from around the world. The vault will feature a glass table display with a rotating selection of our expansive collection of seeds.

Garden Amphitheater
Garden Amphitheater

Designed for meditation, education, and entertainment. Explore how to create an urban garden that meets Demeter Biodynamic US Certification.

The Classroom
The Classroom

Expand your tomato literacy and cooking practices in the kitchen classroom. Experts and special guests from around the world will share their knowledge, traditions, and stories.

Museum
Museum

Antiquities and interactive displays will enlighten you on the origin and history of tomatoes. Learn why the tomato at one time was nicknamed the “poison apple.”

Contact
Us

Contact us at info@wts.foundation for more information about volunteering and general questions. We’ll get right back to you.