1st Annual Pumpkin Smash sponsored by Community Food Bank of So. AZ



Pumpkin Smash on Nov. 5,

1 to 4 p.m

at Las Milpitas de Cottonwood Farm, 2405 S. Cottonwood Lane, Tucson

 “The Community Food Bank’s first Annual Pumpkin Smash will take place on Saturday November 5th from 1pm-4 pm at Las Milpitas Farm. The Pumpkin Smash will be a fun, family friendly event focusing on sustainable gardening practices and how they can benefit our community as a whole. This exciting event will include the opportunity to bring used jack-o-lanterns for composting, sample pumpkin related recipes, and even watch a pumpkin catapulting competition! The Pumpkin Smash will also feature music, kid’s activities, and an opportunity to learn more about gardening and sustainability organizations and programs of the Community Food Bank.”

The public is welcome to bring their own jack o lanterns to smash, launch, catapult- or just come to enjoy the food and festivities. There’ll be music, kids’ activities, pumpkin catapult contest, recipes and a mini garden fair featuring:

Food Conspiracy Co-op
Café 54 Food Truck
Tanks Green Stuff Organic Compost
Compost Cats
Tucson Organic Gardeners
Tucson Village Farm
Caridad Community Kitchen
Desert Harvesters
Pima County Dept Environmental Quality
And more!

More information contact Melissa Mundt, mmundt@communityfoodbank.org

If your business or organization is interested in attending or sponsoring please see Sponsorship Packet.

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Carolyn Classen
Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for Tucsoncitizen.com for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, www.southernazjapan.org (since Jan. 2013).