When Harvey Met Tom
A meeting of musical minds--bass player Harvey Brooks and guitarist Tom Kusin--who also happen to own the 17th Street Farmers Market led to the joint venture www.treasureshidden.com
. Brooks' wife, Bonnie, added her online media skills to bring together the market's vast variety of ethnic food products with treasured flea market wares, cookbooks and musical items for an engaging e-commerce experience.
Slow Food's Willcox Adventure
Join Slow Food Tucson at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, for a walking tour of Brown's Orchard ( www.youpickapples.com
) as you learn about the apple industry, discover 15 varieties of heirloom apples and pick your own for purchase. Then enjoy a meal of grass-fed roasted lamb, couscous, vegetables, green salad and dessert; BYOB. Reservations required and confirmed by receipt of check; send payment ASAP to Barry Infuso, 7166 E. Chorro Circle, Tucson, AZ 85715. Make payable to Slow Food Tucson. The cost is $30 for members, $35 for nonmembers. Visit www.slowfoodtucson.org
for more about an additional event scheduled for Oct. 9 in Patagonia.
Organic Harvest Month
Celebrate organic harvest month and enjoy pesticide-free produce. Organic farming starts with the nourishment of the soil, which eventually leads to the nourishment of the plant and, ultimately, the palate.
Brew & Vine
The northwest neighborhood beer and wine store has moved farther north to 7332 N. Oracle Road, between Ina and Magee roads. Next door, the long-awaited Fluid wine bar will most likely open in mid-October.
Getting the Boot
From 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, bid farewell to a Tucson landmark. While the boot remains, the Tack Room will close--but not before Metro Restaurants Group hosts a special wine tasting and cellar auction benefiting Junior Achievement of Southern Arizona. Light appetizers will be served; tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the door or by calling 792-2000. The Tack Room is located at 7300 E. Vactor Ranch Road.