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Rotolo's Tomato Plant Tour visits 50 schools, hands out 10,000 tomato plants

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Millions of people send flowers for Mother's Day, but wouldn't your mother rather have a beautiful tomato plant?

We know some parents of students at Howell Park Elementary got one. Rotolo's Pizzaria is donating 10,000 tomato plants to delight moms on this Mother's Day.

Owner Mitch Rotolo scooped soil for kids Thursday for the plants, as he has at many other schools this week.

Mitch Rotolo says he enjoys planting the plants and teaching about healthy living and lifestyles.

Fifty schools are being visited by the Rotolo's Tomato Plant Tour. They have been distributing the plants since April 28.

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