3 December, 2022, 22:29

80+ Vendors join ‘Harvest Fest’ at the Rillito Park Farmers Market

Be sure to bring your appetite & a large bag for an abundance of local goodies

Heirloom Farmers Market is known by Tucsonans for its mission to strengthen our local food systems by uniting networks and resources.

Photo courtesy of Heirloom Farmers Market

Photo courtesy of Heirloom Farmers Market

This year they’re leveling up as they announce the first annual Harvest Fest, celebrating farmers and growers and the value they add to our community. The very first Harvest Fest will take place on Sunday, November 20 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Rillito Park Farmers Market.

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This half-day event will be filled with 80+ food vendors, seasonal produce samples, presentations from local farmers and community partners, a chef demo by executive chef Ryan Clark of Casino Del Sol, festive fall activities, and live music by Dan Levenson and the Cat Mountain Rounders.

Photo courtesy of Heirloom Farmers Market

Photo courtesy of Heirloom Farmers Market

“Meet Your Farmer” Presentations

Starting at 10 a.m. and in the center circle near the music tent, esteemed members of the regional farming community will lead presentations specific to their agricultural wheelhouse including:

The Rillito Park Farmers Market is located at 4502 N. First. Ave. For more information, visit heirloomfm.org.

For an in-depth look at what the market has to offer, read our October 2022 article “Taking a stroll around the Heirloom Farmers Market at Rillito Park.”

Sam Jump lives a life fueled by empowering others and bringing visions to life. She’s also a sucker for coffee shops, wordplay, and high fives.