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Edible Desert Social Committee


Edible Desert Social Committee

The committee's goal is to hold regular fun social events that promote fellowship, knowledge, and enjoyment of our natural surroundings as food for our bodies, minds, and emotional well being.

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Latest Activity: Oct 19, 2017

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Pampered Chef Party Sunday, March 30

Hi Edible Desert Friends,I had such a great time at the Edible Desert potluck at Cricket's and enjoyed everyone's treats! I'm hoping you'll be able to join me for a Pampered Chef party at my house in…Continue

Started by Carol Peck Mar 25, 2014.

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Comment by Van Patterson on July 2, 2014 at 8:14am

Hey everyone, VPA is currently looking for mesquite trees for a bean harvesting event.  If you have mesquite trees with ripe beans still on the trees or know of locations that might be good for harvesting, please let me know.


Comment by Sarah Osteen on June 25, 2014 at 9:41am

Looking forward to being involved!

Comment by Brian Lundquist on June 20, 2014 at 11:56am

Edible Desert Potluck & Recipe Swap

Do you have a mesquite recipe you are dying to share? How about something made from the lovely prickly pear or fiery chiltepin?

Mark your calendar for our next Edible Desert Potluck and Recipe Swap!

Saturday, June 28
At the home of Leann Christian:
3427 East Sunnyside Drive, Phoenix, 85028

Come enjoy the company of other VPA foodies and bring your favorite dish made from your local harvest. Please note whether you will be bringing a side dish, main dish, appetizer, dessert, or drink. 
Brian, Chair of the Edible Desert Committee, will have the grill running if you bring something to BBQ. Check back to this page for up-to-date details.

BYOD (bring your own dishes) to reduce trash.
To register:
Comment by Class Coordinator on February 7, 2014 at 5:44pm

Welcome to Chris George, who just joined this group!

Comment by Renu Kaur Sidhu on September 11, 2013 at 7:34pm


Comment by Peggy Sorensen on September 11, 2013 at 6:50pm

Thanks Renu, I was thinking about the webpage and thought that it would help people to get a picture of our purpose with a short statement.  

Comment by Renu Kaur Sidhu on September 11, 2013 at 5:43pm

Thanks for posting my pics, Susan!

Peggy- I'm not sure if we're supposed to have a slogan, but if we are, I like it!

Comment by Class Coordinator on September 11, 2013 at 5:33pm

Comment by Class Coordinator on September 11, 2013 at 5:33pm

Comment by Class Coordinator on September 11, 2013 at 5:32pm


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