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Natural Awakenings Fall Harvest Festival Tucson

Oct 13, 2011 09:34PM

The Sustainable Fall Harvest Festival & Farmers’ Market, sponsored by Natural Awakenings, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., October 22 and 23, the Bridge Eco-Village, on Ajo Road, just west of Tucson. There will be demonstrations, booths, fun activities for the kids from the T Rex Museum, all at our lakeside environmental activities park, with free entry.

The T Rex Museum’s offering are a Sea Monster Dig & Keep fossil pit, Gold & Treasure Panning, Split Fish and Florescent fossils & keep what you find, geode breaking, and a real dinosaur gift store, just in time for Christmas. Attend free classes on How to Become a Desert People and
Aquaponics at no charge.

Terra Sante Eco-Village will give free, hands-on demonstrations of alternative building techniques, such as cob, super-adobe, sand bag and others. There will be classes in Water Harvesting, Permaculture, Sustainable Food Techniques, Harvesting the Desert and many more. Tours will be given of The Bridge Eco-Village site and concept, with music to be announced and a Fall Harvest farmers’ market.

Organizers are still accepting vendors on a no-risk basis. Those that distribute free information or make no profit will not be assessed a fee. Others
contribute 25 percent of net profit.

Directions: Take Ajo Rd. west to milepost 155 (about 15 minutes from I-19). Just past that is Hermans Rd. (plenty of signs). About 1/3 mile, turn right on Avra Rd. and follow signs to parking. For more information visit ttev.org.

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