Couch Jackets at Try Cycle Farms Pesto Fest

TryCycle Farms, 1705 North Garland Avenue, Fayetteville

It’s almost time for the Tri Cycle Farms 5th Annual Pesto Fest & Pesto Contest!!!

Join us as we celebrate 5 years of growing the farm and growing community with all of YOU! The Pesto Fest will be held on Saturday, September 10th from 5-9pm.

We’re excited to share the beautiful gardens with you, celebrate the year’s accomplishments and share our plans for the future!

Proceeds from your purchase of admission tickets, raffle tickets, Tri Cycle merchandise, and tasty local brews will directly fund the Tri Cycle Farms Community House operations and expanded Food Hub initiatives in food recovery, as well as educational programming in aquaponics, hydroponics, animal husbandry and childhood nutrition.

For Music, Food, & Fun-- Event admission for adults is $25 per person. Children 12 and under are FREE!

We are seeking VOLUNTEERS! Help us make this years Fest the best yet! Get in free, a meal, & Volunteer Tshirt. Sign up for your job & shift here:

https://uark.givepulse.com/event/19534-PestoFest-Volunteer-Opportunities-at-Tri-Cycle-Farms

The 5th Annual Pesto Fest will showcase:

The Tri Cycle Farms’ 5th Annual Pesto Contest!!!

The Pesto Contest is the highlight of the Pesto Fest! Make a delicious pesto? Enter your best pesto in the contest for a chance to win some fabulous prizes and pesto notoriety!

Three local celebrity chefs will judge the Pesto Contest in the categories of “Best Pesto” and “Most Creative”. Everyone in attendance will have the opportunity to taste each pesto and cast their vote for the ever-popular “People’s Choice” award! Winner in the “Best Pesto” category receives a staycation from Inn at the Mill and James at the Mill restaurant! The “Most Creative” pesto recipe wins a $100 gift card to Bordinos Restaurant and Wine Bar restaurant! And the “People’s Choice” award is a bag of organic groceries from Ozark Natural Foods! Follow this link to register for the Pesto Contest! http://www.tricyclefarms.org/events/pesto-fest-contest-2/ Note if you don't know your ingredients yet but still want to register just bring your list with your entry on the day of the event!

Local music by Warren Dietzel, The Ozark Howlers, The Whole Famn Damily and Couch Jackets!

Local restaurants offering delicious tastes of Fayetteville cuisine will include Greenhouse Grille, Wood Stone Craft Pizza, Bordinos Restaurant and Wine Bar, Pesto Cafe, Lucky Luke's BBQ, Ozark Natural Breads, Bernice's Hummus, Ozark Natural Foods A La Carte, Bigdawg HotDog cart, Pure Joy Ice Cream, Whole Foods Market Fayetteville, AR and more!

Craft beer will be available for purchase from Fossil Cove Brewing Co., Columbus House Brewery and other local breweries and hard ciders from Black Apple Crossing!

Local businesses providing amazing raffle prizes and an informational table will include White River Nursery, Twin Springs Wellness, LLC, Active Life Acupuncture & Wellness Center, Bee Well Gardens, Ozark Herbal Creations, LLC, Roots in Bloom Farm and more!

As always children are welcome! Kid’s Activities will be provided by The Art Experience, Inc. and the Greedy Goats of NWA pop up petting zoo!

Event Location & Parking:

Tri Cycle Farms is located at 1705 N. Garland Ave in Fayetteville, AR

Please park at Trinity United Methodist Church Fayetteville AR across the street. Volunteers will be on hand to assist and direct overflow parking to designated lots and shuttle access. Visit our website Pesto Fest page at http://www.tricyclefarms.org/events/pesto-fest-contest/ for more details!