Chicago TomatoFest Potluck
Celebrate Chicago TomatoFest with Slow Food Chicago and the Chicago Honey Co-op!
Do you love heirloom tomatoes as much as we do? Show off your heirloom harvest at the Chicago TomatoFest Potluck on Saturday, September 24th, at the Chicago Honey Co-op!
Chicago TomatoFest benefits the preSERVE garden, a partnership between Slow Food Chicago, the North Lawndale Greening Committee, Chicago Honey Co-op, and NeighborSpace.
Arrive at the potluck early and help us harvest black eyed peas and crowder peas from the preSERVE garden! Don't worry if you can't come early, tours will be given of the preSERVE garden and the Chicago Honey Co-op, an urban apiary dedicated to beekeeping training and sustainable agricultural practices.
4:00-5:00pm Come early and help us harvest beans at the preSERVE garden! Located at 12th Place and Central Park Avenue (just a few blocks from the Honey Co-op)
5:00-8:00pm Chicago TomatoFest Potluck at the Chicago Honey Co-op
Bring your tomatoes, a potluck dish for sharing, and your chairs/picnic blankets.
Wine from organic grapes donated by Candid Wines
Beer & soft drinks donated by Goose Island Brewery
Bee Etiquette: Please wear light colored clothing and a hat. Don't wear perfumes, colognes, or scents.
3740 W. Fillmore is 2 blocks North of Roosevelt Road between Independence Boulevard and Central Park. The apiary takes up the whole block on the north side of Fillmore and is easily visible from the street. There is plenty of street parking available.
Driving: Take I-290 West to Independence Boulevard. Exit and go South about 3 blocks just past the old railroad viaduct. Turn left on Fillmore Street. We are located in the middle of the block.
By Bike: http://www.ridethecity.com/chicago
By train: There is a Blue Line stop at Homan/Kedzie. Walk the ramp toward Homan Avenue, walk South on Homan approximately 5 blocks just past the 12-story 1905 original Sears Tower. Fillmore is the first street beyond the tower. Walk 2 blocks West to the apiary.
By Bus: Homan/Kimball bus to Fillmore Street and walk west 2 blocks.
Tickets: $10 Slow Food Chicago and Chicago Honey Co-op members, $15 non-members. Kids are free!
NOTE: Rain date is Sunday, September 25th (Check Slow Food Chicago website www.slowfoodchicago.org day of event. Rain date will be called by noon on Saturday, September 24th)
Slow Food Chicago seeks to create dramatic and lasting change in our local food system to ensure equity, sustainability and pleasure in the food we eat.
Chicago Honey Co-op
3740 W. Fillmore
Chicago, IL 60624
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|