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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 9 - 15, 2020
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

 FARMILY HOSTS AN URBAN FARM TOUR

@Flint Street Farm, 10am-12pm

Monday

PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS 

Take the pledge to enjoy $10 (or more) of Nevada grown veggies, fruits, honey or flowers.

Tuesday

TOMATO TUESDAY GIVEAWAY

Come to the NevadaGrown Booth for a FREE pound

Nevada grown 'maters.

@The Sparks Farmers Market

9am - 1pm or until they're gone

 

SOCIAL MEDIA SHOUT-OUT

Post a photo of your favorite tomato 

dish, recipe or variety and tag 

#TomatoTuesday & #GrowingNV

for your chance to win a $50 gift card at

The Great Basin Community Food Co-op!

 

Restaurants who participate will be entered to win a

FREE CASE of locally grown tomatoes

delivered right to you via D.R.O.P.P.

Wednesday

PRESERVING THE HARVEST

with Jana Vanderhaar, Verdant Connections

@ Location TBC, 5:30-7:30pm

 

Thursday

BABY'S FIRST FRUITS AND VEGGIES

Easy, healthy recipes for creating your own baby food 

@ Biggest Little Baby, 2-3pm

 RIVERSIDE FARMERS MARKET FOOD FAIRE

Family friendly games and activities using our

local food system as inspiration

@ McKinley Arts Center, 4-8pm

Friday

FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY

FREE slices of 'Sinfully Sweet' Nevada melons

Food trucks will showcase Nevada melons on their menus

@ Food Truck Friday, Idlewild Park, 4-9pm

MEET YOUR LOCALLY GROWN DRINK MAKERS & SHAKERS

Happy Hour

 @ Black Rabbit Mead & Nevada Sunset Winery, Time TBD

 

Saturday

URBAN ROOTS WORKSHOP

Topic and Location TBC, 10am-12pm

U-PICK @ PARK FARM

Fill a bag with veggies straight from 

Reno Food Systems Park Farm 

@ Park Farm (Betsy Caughlin Donnelley Park), 5-8pm

 
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 Specialty Crops 
and the folks who grow, cook, eat & love them!