13 years of Celebrating the Green Chile in Southern Arizona

13th Annual Roasted Chile FestivalSeptember 20th, 2014 9am to 3pm at Rincon Valley Farmers & Artisans Market 12500 East Old Spanish Trail, Tucson, AZ

13th Annual Roasted Chile Festival (1) The Rincon Institute invites you to their 13th Annual Roasted Chile Festival at the Rincon Valley Farmers & Artisans Market in Tucson, AZ.  On Saturday, September 20th from 9am to 3pm, you can find fresh roasted Arizona grown green chilies, chile ristras, locally grown pesticide-free and organic fresh produce and fruit, artisans and crafters, great food, a beer garden, kid’s activities, and live music by John Grant & the Guilty Bystanders and Johnny Bencomo. Bring the whole family for a fun filled day!

The annual Roasted Chile Festival has attracted as many as 2000 people who enjoy live music while supporting diverse artisans and farmers. Purchase green chilies grown locally here in Arizona including hatch and poblano chilies. Vendors will offer goods ranging from handmade quilts, aprons, handmade soap, handcrafted home décor, and fine furniture. The 13th Annual Roasted Chile Festival is sponsored by Coyote Creek.

The Rincon Valley Farmers & Artisans Market is located in the scenic Rincon Valley between Saguaro National Park Rincon Mountain District and Colossal Cave Mountain Park.  They are located about four miles east of the entrance to Saguaro National Park Rincon Mountain District along Old Spanish Trail and two miles west of Camino Loma Alta in and around the big historic green and white Barn. Visit their website www.rvfm.org or call (520)591-BARN (2276) for more information. Remember to support your local farmers and artisans by shopping the Rincon Valley Farmers & Artisans Market every Saturday from 8am to 1pm year-round. The market is a project of the Rincon Institute which is a non-profit conservation organization dedicated to protecting the natural resources of the Rincon Mountain District of Saguaro National Park, the Rincon Valley and the Cienega Corridor. Visit www.rinconinstitute.org for more information.