Last Year's Winners!

It's spring once again and that means - Basil Fest 2017!!

Herb Market Association extends an invitation to join us at the Pearl Brewery for our

Annual Chefs' ChallangeCharity Event
"Everything Basil"

Saturday, May 20, 2017

This year we are supporting Mental Health for Children  in our community through

Clarity Child Guidance Center

and the wonderful support they offer families coping with this disease.

To find out more please visit their website at:

Vote with your dollars, enjoy the wonderful basil recipes, and elect this years

Basil Fest Champ. The chef with the most dollar votes wins the Basil Fest Challenge.

Lend Child Guidance Center your support through our donation!

2016 was the second year in a row that Fratello's won the challenge!   Can they do it this year again?  Will they be our 2017 winners? Is 2017 their lucky Year # Three?

You decide with your support so come and have fun, taste lots of things basil, find out how to grow, use and enjoy!

Watch this space to find out who our challenging chefs & participants will be...

Wendy Martinson with Returning Heroes Home - our 2016 Charity,  here presenting the Basil Fest Champ 2016 trophy platter to Chef Tony

Their entry was a savory and sweet:  Their signature bread dough made into balls with basil pesto filling and a "cinnamon bun" style ball with basil swirl on top.