The Desert Grocery Store - Harvesting The Desert Bean Trees

  • Sat, August 18, 2018
  • 7:00 AM
  • Town Hall, 199 N. Lobb Ave., Superior, Arizona

You're invited to this free event! 
I'll be presenting The Desert Grocery Store—Harvesting the Desert Bean Trees: Palo Verde, Mesquite, and Ironwood including how to identify, when they're ripe, desert "edamame," flour making, flower popcorn, recipes and tastings at 10:00 A.M. on August 18th! 

A celebration of our incredible edible desert!
The free event begins Saturday,  Aug.18, 2018, at 7:00 a.m. with a guided hike to forage prickly pear fruit. It is followed by a pancake breakfast at the local VFW at 405 Main St, Superior, AZ 85173, guest speakers, food education, local vendors, food trucks, an art gallery, and a cactus lounge with beverages and live music throughout the day. 
The location will be at the Town Hall, 199 N. Lobb Ave., Superior, Arizona. Please contact Pete at PricklyPearFest@gmail.com for more information. (It takes a couple of tries for that email to go through!)

 Guest Speakers
for the Prickly Pear Festival Aug. 18, 2018

 
 
Mark Lewis:  “The Cactus family” ………………………………... 9:00am – 9:45
 
Kelly Athena:  “The Desert Grocery Store: Desert Bean Trees” ……………….10:00am – 10:45
 
Duke Barrett:  “Desert survival basics”……………………………..11:00am – 11:45
 
Diane A. Vaszily:  (Desert Awareness Committee)
Medicinal plants of the desert               ……………………………..12:00pm – 12:45
 
Peggy Sue Sorensen: (The desert Kitchen)“Edible trees” …….……1:00pm -1:45
 
Mike Montiel: (Symbiotic Farms)“TBD”……………………..…….2:00pm -2:45
 
Carolyn Niethammer: Prickly Pear cook book…...……………….3:00pm – 3:45
 
Jerry Tamerson: Canning and fermenting……………………………4:00pm -4:45

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