Gardens of Eagan has declared today “Free Tomato Day”: they hope to give out as many as 1,000 free, certified organic tomato plants in downtown Minneapolis at 11:30 this morning. An increase in rent coupled with trouble changing locations has prompted Biella in Excelsior to announce plans to close. An early review for new food truck Brava on Wheels — purported sister truck to the She Royal Food Truck — finds its heat ketchup-bland. The Taste of the Nation HOTlist, a Share Our Strength benefit to combat child hunger, is rapidly approaching and still has tickets available (check out our recap of a previous iteration here. And Andrew Zimmern chips in his two cents on evolving food culture and equality — as symbolized by a package of chicken feet.