We will celebrate Basil, The Herb of Summer - with Seminars, Plants to Purchase, Cooking Demonstrations, and a Children's Potting Event.  

Our Featured Attraction - the "Chef's Challenge" will begin at 11:30 am

Parking is free as are all of the events.  Bring yourselves, your kids, your grand kids and have a great time!!

Chef's Challenge 2018  Brunching with Basil!!

Each year we invite local chefs to participate in a challenge to create a recipe for us with a particular Basil theme.  In the recent past it has including Jenny Mattingsley from the Oblate Center; Fratello's Ristorante - the reigning Champs, Elizabeth Johnson from Pharm Table, Suzanne Parker from Powerhouse Bakery, Jeff Balfour and  Milissa Guerra . 

​This year it will be just as exciting!!


The 8th Annual Basil Fest will be at the Pearl Farmer's Market on

Saturday May 20, 2017 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

 Basil Fest Champ 2016

Fratello's Market & Deli & Chef Tony Magaro 

Most importantly,  our Guest Chefs will be there to help us raise money for the 

Basil Fest 2018