Growing NV is a week-long local food celebration happening the second week of August around the Reno/Sparks area.
Due to Covid-19 we are modifying the week slightly but are still excited and planning to bring you plenty of ways to engage and support our local food system! 

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

SPROUTS FOR SPROUTS WORKSHOP

Hosted with Urban Roots, Time TBD

Live on Social

 ON THE FARM(ILY)

Tour hosted by Farmily, Time TBD

Live on Social

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 Dayton Valley Aquaponics

Wednesday

BABY'S FIRST FRUITS AND VEGGIES

Easy, healthy recipes for creating your own baby food 

Hosted with Biggest Little Baby, 2-3pm

Live on Social 

PRESERVING THE HARVEST

Jamming & Canning

Hosted with Jana Vanderhaar, Verdant Connections

Live on Social, 5:30pm

 

Thursday

THIRSTY THURSDAY

Mixologist lessons with locally grown

 Hosted with & Time TBD

Live on Social

Friday

FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY

FREE 'Sinfully Sweet' Nevada melons

Food trucks will showcase Nevada melons on their menus

Hosted by DFI @ Food Truck Friday, Idlewild Park, 4-9pm

 

Saturday

U-PICK @ PARK FARM

Pick your own veggies 

Hosted with Reno Food Systems @ 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!

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