DESERT HARVESTERS: Guided Foothills Palo Verde Bean Harvest, May 27, 2016—near downtown Tucson AZ

Photo credit: Brad Lancaster

Photo credit: Brad Lancaster

Guided Foothills Palo Verde Bean Harvest

Date: Friday, May 27, 2016
Time: 5:30–7 pm

Join Brad Lancaster to pick green Foothills Palo Verde pods, taste the sweet seeds, then experiment with different ways of processing and enjoying the harvest.

We’ll also cover harvesting from Blue Palo Verde trees.

In addition, you’ll see how simple water-harvesting earthworks in your yard or neighborhood can boost production, catch flower drop, and increase soil fertility.
We’ll also show you how we are growing neighborhood trees in-situ from seed. It’s all part of an overall strategy of growing and utilizing regenerative urban food forests.
Photo credit: Brad Lancaster

Photo credit: Brad Lancaster

This event is free, but open to Desert Harvesters members and active volunteers only! To participate in this harvest workshop, become a Desert Harvesters member, and/or sign up and commit to volunteer during the 2016 season.

Once you’ve joined/signed up, RSVP for this harvest event by emailing Linda at (she’ll email you back with the address to meet up).

Bring harvest bags if you have them, water, and a hat. See you there!