Edible Shade Mesquite Pancake Breakfast


edibleshade … at Watershed Management Group (WMG), 1137 N Dodge Blvd, Tucson, AZ (north of Speedway Blvd.), 9 a.m. to 12 noon on Sunday Nov. 22.

It’s that time again! Come join us for a fun-filled morning as we celebrate the delicious shade of mesquite, pomegranate, olive and other edible native and desert-adapted trees. Enjoy live music, an artisan market, and educational presentations as you explore sustainability practices in action at WMG’s Living Lab and Learning Center. And come hungry—we’ll be serving up local mesquite pancakes, fresh off the griddle! Edible Shade is fun for the whole family. Your junior water harvesters will love exploring our Raindrop Retreat / La Casa del Chorrito playhouse. We’ll also be kicking off the day with a special release party for Poo to Peaches, our new children’s book about composting toilets. Bring the kiddos for a book reading and take home your very own copy signed by the illustrator, Kim Afinowich! Pancakes $2 each, or three for $5. Non-gluten and vegan options available. This year you can skip the ticket line! Pre-pay for your delicious pancakes on our website at https://watershedmg.org/edibleshade Porch Presentations Special Guests: Carolyn Niethammer and Scott Calhoun And featuring musical guests The Brambleberry Duo Bring your TEP bill to receive a free shade tree courtesy of Tucson Electric Power, while supplies last. Exo Roast Co. will have special mesquite toddy for sale! And Peddler on the Path will be here serving up hot espresso drinks too.


  1. Tried 3 delicious mesquite pancakes this morning, with prickly pear syrup, while listening to “Dueling Banjos” live music. Long line to get your pancakes so don’t delay, till 12 noon today. Readings/presentations on the porch of WMG ongoing, plus info booths, organic food for sale. T.E.P. giving away those shade trees (with proof of T.E.P. customer bill) as well as light bulbs. Met several FB friends there as well this morning.

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