Barrel Cactus Fruit – Desert Harvest Series – with Desert Harvesters’ Jill Lorenzini, December 7, 2017 — Tucson AZ

Thursday, December 7

(Saturday hands-on workshop on December 9)

Barrel Cactus Fruit
with Desert Harvesters’ Jill Lorenzini
Discover how easy and fun it is to harvest and use this colorful winter desert fruit! Sample fruit, seeds, pulp, both raw and cooked into sweet and savory treats.

Santa Cruz River Farmers’ Market
Mercado San Agustín
100 S. Avenida del Convento
Tucson, AZ 85745

All demos are free and open to the public!
Sponsored by the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona

Unless otherwise indicated, these are demonstrations, not hands-on workshops. If you find a wild food that you particularly like, keep an eye out for possible upcoming hands-on workshops &/or volunteer harvesting opportunities with Desert Harvesters, Bean Tree Farm, and other collaborators!

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For more information about the Desert Harvest Series demos:
Contact the Community Food Bank @ (520) 882-3313 or visit

For further information about Saturday follow-up hands-on workshops:
Please contact Barbara at or Jill at