Cascabel Conservation Association: 16th Annual MESQUITE MILLING & Pancake Breakfast, November 8, 2014 — Cascabel AZ

Sixteenth Annual
CASCABEL MESQUITE MILLING and LOCAL FOODS POTLUCK
November 8, 2014
8:30 am to mid-afternoon

Join us at the Cascabel Community Center for a festive day of processing and eating native mesquite, plus tons of other local foods dishes. Pass this announcement on to anyone you think would be interested.

8:30 to 10 AM: Mesquite pancake and waffle breakfast
10 AM to 1 PM: Milling of your mesquite pods
1 PM: Native Foods and Local Foods Potluck

While the milling is going on, there will be a variety of other activities:

~Enjoy Local musicians, Miller McPherson and Lynn Smith-Lovin.

~Help make mesquite flour tortillas.

~Try a prickly-pear popsicle and purchase mesquite-flour products from a local vendor.

~Help roast veggies and other goodies in the earth oven.

~Taste mesquite smoothies and get the facts about mesquite

We will needs lots of volunteers to sort pods and run the Mill. If you can help, respond to this email.

Visit these pages for harvesting/storage/processing guidelines and this page for tips for avoiding aflatoxins in your pods.

What to bring:
~the mesquite pods, which should be CLEAN and BRITTLE DRY.
~containers for finished mesquite flour
~containers for the chaff portion of your milled pods
~hat and sunscreen and your own water bottle
~dish for native/local foods potluck if desired

This event is being sponsored by the Cascabel Conservation Association and the Cascabel Community Center.

Donations gratefully accepted for breakfast and milling.

Directions:
From Benson, north on Pomerene RD. (Exit 306). Right at stop sign and continue on Cascabel RD. Pass Mile Marker 23, then watch on right for #5871 and “Mesquite Milling” sign.

FMI contact the Cascabel Conservation Association