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Hands-On Cholla Bud Harvesting & Processing Workshop and Feast

Learn how to harvest and cook with cholla buds at this workshop and feast!

March 22, 2017

Upcoming Events

What: Desert Harversters Hands-On Cholla Bud Harvesting & Processing Workshop and Feast
When: Saturday, April 1, from 8:30am-12:00pm
Where: Bean Tree Farm (address will be provided to registrants)

Have you ever wondered how in the world those prickly cholla buds on the cactus in your front yard transform into something deliciously edible? The hands-on cholla bud harvesting & processing workshop and feast at Bean Tree Farm this Saturday will teach you how to transform these common cholla buds into something you can bring to the dinner table. Participants will have the opportunity to work with the cholla buds hands-on, learning how to gather, process, and cook them. Then comes the feast! Participants will reward their hard work by dining on delicious cholla bed recipes, along with a selection of Bean Tree Farm’s wild, native, and seasonal foods The feast will be vegetarian and gluten-free friendly. Yum!

At the San Xavier Coop Farm, dried cholla buds

Photo by Jeff Smith.

The cost for this workshop will rest on a sliding scale between $35-50. For further information, contact Barbara ( or Jill ( Already set on going? Head here to register for the workshop.

See you there!

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