Growing NV - A local food week
Meet Your Farmer
Growing NV is a week-long local food celebration happening the second week of August around the Reno/Sparks area.
August 11th - 17th, 2019
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE* (unless otherwise noted), FAMILY FRIENDLY AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
For more details, check out our
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Community Garden Tour followed by lunch at
The Great Basin Community Food Co-op
@ St. Mary's Community Garden, 10:30-12p
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!
'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
Cast Iron Cooking using Locally Grown
Nothing To It Culinary Center
*$95. There are only a few spots left.
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
FREE slices of the
'Sinfully Sweet' Nevada Melon
@ Food Truck Friday
Food Truck will also showcase the Nevada Melon in their desserts
@ Idlewild Park, Downtown Reno, 4-9p
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!