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Growing NV is a week-long local food celebration happening the second week of August around the Reno/Sparks area.

Events

August 11th - 17th, 2019
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE* (unless otherwise noted), FAMILY FRIENDLY AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
For more details, check out our Facebook Page and follow us on Instagram.

Sunday

Soulful Seeds Community Garden Tour followed by lunch at The Great Basin Community Food Co-op

@ St. Mary's Community Garden, 10:30-12p

Monday

NevadaGrown hosts Meet Your (Food) Makers & Shakers

Great Basin Brewery @ S. Virginia St Location 5:30-7:30p

Join us in celebrating Northern Nevada's finest 

farmers & chefs.

First 50 folks get a FREE beer on us!

TomatoTuesday

'Tomato Twosday' at it's finest:

Two for the Price of One on Tomatoes*!

*(until supplies last & 10lb per person limit) 

at the Desert Farming Initiative's Booth  

@The Sparks Farmers Market 

 

Social Media Community Shout Out 

Post a photo of your favorite anything-tomato whether it's a dish, recipe or variety and tag 

#TomatoTuesday & #GrowingNV

for your chance to win a $50 gift card at The Cheeseboard!

 

For restaurants who participate, you will be entered to win a FREE CASE of locally grown tomatoes delivered right to you via D.R.O.P.P.

Wednesday

Cast Iron Cooking using Locally Grown

@ Nothing To It Culinary Center, 6p

 

*$95. There are only a few spots left.

Thursday

Riverside Farmers Market featuring local farms

and our local food system community.

Come to the NevadaGrown booth to participate in

fun, interactive & 'blind' local food taste tests!

@ McKinley Arts Center, 4-8p

Friday

FREE slices of the 'Sinfully Sweet' Nevada Melon  

@ Food Truck Friday 

Thali Food Truck will also showcase the Nevada Melon in their desserts

@ Idlewild Park, Downtown Reno, 4-9p

 

Saturday

Reno Food System's Park Farm Tour & Garden Club

Bring Your Own Locally Grown Picnic (BYOLG)

Light refreshments and snacks provided

Betsy Caughlin Donnelley Park, 4-7p

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
We are excited for the opportunity to raise awareness of our
community's local food system ...
All week we'll be appreciating, celebrating and cultivating our favorite thing:
Fresh & nourishing Nevada Grown fruits & vegetables and the folks who grow, cook, & enjoy eating them!