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Old March 14, 2006   #1
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Default Tomatopalooza T-shirts?

I was just thinking how cool it would be if we could get t-shirts to remember the event by! Lee, do you guys do it already or is it possible?

Just wondering

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Old March 14, 2006   #2
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That's a great idea Jenn! I would love to have something
printed up for people to get.

Anyone else have feedback on this?

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Old March 14, 2006   #3
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Some years ago, I use to help with Training/Learning Events. One of my resources was a guy who ran a Silk Screen Business(it is no longer in business).
I prepared the art work for a single color print on Tee Shirts;they made the screen for me. Folks in attendance brought their own shirts and they did their own after instruction. All you need is the framed silk screen, a colored paint/ink (I like water type for easy cleaning) and a squeege and lots of news papers for printing on.
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Old April 10, 2006   #4
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TS Designs is a t shirt company in Greensboro North Carolina that features organic cotton sustainably produced tee shirts. You may want to contact them for prices....
http://www.tsdesigns.com/quotenatural.htm
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Default That's soundsl like a good idea

I think it'd be great to have t-shirts! Perhaps serveral. Mabye one with a bit of humor, mabye a one with a large logo, and then one with a small logo.
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Old June 20, 2006   #6
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Here's some samples of what we could put on the shirts.

Any preferences?

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Old June 20, 2006   #7
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Default Pic a shirt

I like 3, the lettering is what I like about it. Perhaps the lettering on 3 with the red color of 4.
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The more colors you have the more process in the printing and the higher the costs $ per shirt in screen printing. Thought you might keep that in mind.
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Default Tomatopalooza

Why not go one further and include cherry tomatoes in the loops in the calligraphy of Tomatopalooza.

Also, why not include the location (city) and year on the T-shirts as the venue for the tomato-eat-a-thon varies from season to season.

Just my two cents' worth! LOL

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Old January 30, 2008   #10
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Lee..I would like to persue this further. I have a source for silkscreen that we can use. What does everyone think about the idea? Would it be worthwhile?
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I would buy a couple. I love tomato t-shirts.
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Old January 30, 2008   #12
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Carol,

I think it would be a fabulous idea that I would love to have followed through.

Here are the issues.

1. We need a design. I'm artistically challenged, so we'd need someone with an eye for art to come up with something that looks good and will be cost effective for a T-shirt.

2. We need a source.... looks like you (Carol) may have a lead on that.

3. We need some initial funding. If there's enough interest, we should be able to find this....

4. We need a lead to take the project on. I will be extreemly busy with work, school, kids, and tomato growing to effectively follow up on this... Any takers?

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Old January 30, 2008   #13
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Lee...How many people came last year? Are you looking for the design that you had posted last year with something that says TP 2008 on the front? What colors? Black and White? Should orders be taken and/or should we just sell some there?
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Old January 30, 2008   #14
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Carol,

We had maybe 100+ folks last year, but I suspect maybe 30 or so that would want a t-shirt.
The designs from last year may be too many colors for something economical... thus
the need for a new design.

I would lean toward something light grey like the old GW shirts, but could go with anything that looks good.
I suspect we'll get some preorders and have extras for others and possibly following years... (No date so they could be used next year.)

Just my initial thoughts,

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Old January 31, 2008   #15
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I can't come to Tomatopalooza, but I can help with the graphics. It's what I do for a living. I just need a couple concepts and I can probably do something, if you don't get any volunteers.
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