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Foodways Wednesdays: Tepary Beans at the San Xavier Co-op Farm
October 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Tucson City of Gastronomy hosts the premiere of a new video by the San Xavier Co-op Farm about the tepary bean, an ancient Tohono O’odham food that continues to thrive in the Sonora Desert due to its cultural significance, drought tolerance, health benefits, and delicious taste. In tandem with the video, farm staff share cultural perspective and modern recipes for White Tepary Bean Hummus and Vegan Red Tepary Bean Brownies.
Facilitator: GABRIEL VEGA, San Xavier Co-op Farm Manager
AMY R. JUAN, Community member and activist
JOSHUA PRESTON, FRANCINE BAUTISTA, MARYIA MILES, Farm employees
The San Xavier Cooperative Association practices healthy farming and grows traditional crops to support the cultural and environmental values of the Tohono O’odham people as well as economic development within the community.
You can view this event live on the TMY homepage or later on our TMY Videos 2020 page. To interact with others during the live streaming, you can watch on TMY’s Facebook page or TMY’s YouTube Channel.