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Community Planting – Tepary Beans
July 15 @ 5:00 am - 8:00 amFree
“Ba:wĭ have sustained the Tohono O’odham for generations. Grown in the blistering hot summer of the Sonoran Desert, Ba:wĭ are the most heat and drought tolerant crops in the world. In Tohono O’odham legend, the Milky Way is made up of white tepary beans scattered across the sky.” – From I’itoi’s Garden
Help SXCF staff plant Tepary beans!
Long sleeves, pants, closed toed shoes, and hat recommended. Bring a refillable water bottle. Water refill stations provided. Simple breakfast provided after planting.
When: Saturday, July 15th, 5am-8am
Where: San Xavier Coop Farm (8100 Oidak Wog), meet in conference room