Archived Press Releases & Flyers

Press Releases | Flyers

Press Releases

February 28, 2017

Desert Harvesters thanks the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona for its support!

Thanks to the financial support of the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona’s Punch Woods Endowment Grant, you will soon be able to get a copy of Desert Harvesters’ new cookbook, “Eat Mesquite and More! A Sonoran Desert Living Cookbook!” In 2015, we Desert Harvesters set out to build on the energies of a growing […]

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May 6, 2015

For immediate release: Plant, Harvest, Mill, and Celebrate Wild Abundance Before the Rains Desert Harvesters is co-organizing events to plant, harvest, mill, and celebrate local wild foods in the month of June—the peak of our native bean trees’ harvest season. These events will give you the opportunity to taste and enjoy delicious desert wild foods; […]

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May 21, 2014

Harvest, Plant, and Celebrate Native Bean Tree (including mesquite) Abundance Before the Rains—Desert Harvesters is organizing events on two dates, June 19 and 22 (the peak of our native bean trees’ harvest season) to help people dramatically enhance the quality of their harvests, what they make with them, and how to better rhyme with the […]

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October 22, 2013

Desert Harvesters 11th Annual Mesquite Milling, Pancakes, and Fiesta in conjunction with the Dunbar/Spring Neighborhood Porch Fest Tucson, AZ—Mesquite pancakes are back at the annual Mesquite Milling Fiesta and Pancake Chow Down! The delicious pancakes will sell for $2 each, topped with prickly-pear syrup, and made with mesquite flour from native Velvet mesquite pods. Three […]

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October 8, 2010

DESERT HARVESTERS RELEASES NEW MESQUITE COOKBOOK AT ITS ANNUAL MESQUITE MILLING AND PANCAKE BREAKFAST FIESTA Tucson, AZ—Every year enthusiastic eaters swarm the annual Mesquite Milling Fiesta and Pancake Breakfast, to be served up the event’s famous mesquite pancake. The popular pancakes, sold for $1 each and topped with prickly-pear syrup, are made with mesquite flour […]

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October 27, 2008

Desert Harvesters and Community Food Bank announce the annnual mesquite milling dates. Join us and make delicious, nutritious flour from mesquite pods at three upcoming community mesquite bean millings from this abundant desert resource. Mesquite flour can be baked into breads, cakes and muffins and more. Mesquite flour is highly nutritious and is valued for its natural sweetness. In 2007 mesquite milling events attracted over 3,000 people.

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May 19, 2015

Desert Harvesters’ Pre-Monsoon Wild-Foods-Harvesting, -Processing, & -Celebrating Events, June 2015

View/download Desert Harvesters June 2015 Events Poster

June 4, 2014

Desert Harvesters’ Pre-Monsoon Mesquite-Harvesting and -Processing Events, June 2014

View/download Desert Harvesters’ June 2014 event flyer (PDF).

November 7, 2013

Desert Harvesters’ 11th Annual Mesquite Milling, Pancakes, & Fiesta, November 24, 2013 — Tucson AZ

2013 Mesquite Fiesta Flyer

November 4, 2012

Desert Harvesters 2012 Fiesta Flyer

Desert Harvetsers 2012 Fiesta Half-Sized Flyer

November 5, 2010

Desert Harvesters’ 8th Annual Mesquite Pancake Breakfast & Mesquite Milling

Click to download the Desert Harvesters Flyer 2010 (PDF).

October 27, 2008

Tucson’s 2008 Mesquite Bean Millings

You can download the flyer for this event by clicking here.