Saturday, April 27
On the Wings of Sustainability: A Pollinator Summit & Brunch
9am-5:30pm | Aravaipa Farms | $150
Find new inspiration to create change at this event with presentations on pollinators, a honey tasting experience with Miraval’s Noel Patterson, and an exquisite farm-to-table brunch created by Chef Elizabeth Johnson featuring produce sourced from Aravaipa Farms and local purveyor Pivot Produce.
The Art & Sciences of Agave
9am-12pm | Tumamoc Hill | $80
This three-hour class is a behind the scenes tour of Tumamoc Hill that will cover and build upon basic drawing concepts and techniques and provide a detailed presentation of the importance of agave in desert cultures and recent scientific breakthroughs.
Agave Roasting Live Demonstration
5:30-7:30pm | Mission Garden | $45 / $15 for under 21
Taste fresh roasted agave and agave spirits. Plus agave home cooking workshop. Presentations by Jesús García and local wild food chef, Carolyn Niethammer.
7-10pm | Hotel Congress | GA $40 / VIP $75
This annual signature event showcases all things agave, including presentations, over 30 agave spirits, and an agave cocktail showdown. Enjoy live music, delicious food, agave spirit tastings, agave art, and other goods produced or inspired by the agave plant.
Discover the nuances of and differences between mezcal, bacanora, and tequila, get to know the producers themselves, and enjoy delicious food pairings during the exclusive VIP event from 6-8pm!