BYO Cactus Paddle to Mission San Juan
Mission Heritage Partners and the San Antonio Food Bank invite the public to donate a cactus paddle from their garden to be planted in a heritage
Mission Heritage Partners and the San Antonio Food Bank invite the public to donate a cactus paddle from their garden to be planted in a heritage demonstration bed at Mission San Juan.
Through a partnership between San Antonio Missions National Historical Park and the Food Bank, the Food Bank plants and produces 45 acres of crops at the historic San Juan Farm for the communities. 5 acres are set aside as a demonstration field to show visitors the kind of crops planted throughout mission time.
The public can celebrate and now be part of the story! Along with sharing their paddles, the community can tell stories of their gardens and what nopales mean to them. There will also be a free acequia demonstration at 6:00pm for visitors to see and learn how Spanish-colonial technology continue to water local crops.
This is a free event!
Visitors can enjoy free samples of nopal dishes and refreshing aguas frescas.
Menu items include:
- Roasted Beet Pickled Devil Egg with Spicy Nopal Cabbage
- Nopal Smoked Tomato Jam Crostini
- Sandia & basil aguas fresca
- Pineapple and Mango aguas fresca
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Mission San Juan Capistrano
9101 Graf Rd, San Antonio, TX 78214-3625