Harvest Festival Time is Almost Here!
- Published: Friday, October 10, 2014
- Written by Sarah Levitsky
Saturday, October 18, 10am-4pm outside on Filbert Street
The Harvest Festival returns Saturday, October 18th from 10am to 4pm outside on Filbert Street. This year we’re taking urban farms to a whole new level with hay rides, a pumpkin patch, corn stalks, hay bales, beer gardens, live music and of course, a large selection of seasonal foods and treats.
Here is your quick guide to find out which merchants will be participating and what they will be bringing to the Harvest Festival, strategic thinking is recommended for serious foodies. Down Home Diner will be serving up BBQ Baby Back Ribs. Keven Parker’s Soul Food Café will be your merchant for sweet potato everything, coming in the form cupcakes, cheesecakes, pie, and their signature chicken and waffles will also be available. Molly Malloy’s will be running the beer garden with an offering of pot roast sandwiches, sloppy joes, butternut squash soup, tortilla chips and guacamole. Border Springs Farm is roasting a whole lamb on a spit with a side of roasted pumpkin and faro salad. Iovine Brothers Produce is adding some color with cut fruit in three ways, a fruit salad, fruit kabobs and strawberries & cream. If you’re looking for a quick snack they will have dried fruit/veggies, trail mix and nuts. Kamal’s Middle Eastern Specialties are keeping it simple with spinach pie and an assortment of desserts. Chocolate by Mueller is bringing chocolate covered apples, caramel and lots and lots of candy. Bassetts Ice Cream will offer fall flavor ice cream sundaes. The Original Turkey will cook up dinosaur-sized turkey legs. Salumeria tops it all off with fall cheese plates, fall preserves and pumpkin fondue. Non-food merchants in attendance will include De’Village with African art and Amazulu, handcrafted jewelry rich in food colors.
There will be surprises throughout the day and plenty of photo opportunities too. We encourage you to come dressed for fall, or even test out your Halloween costume a little early, bring all your friends and family and lets have a falltastic time.