Charlottesville's Harvest Festival 2010

This year’s Harvest Festival at the Monticello was an educational experience. Located at the historic and beautiful Jeffersonian homestead, festival goers enjoyed everything from fermentation workshops to medicinal plant walks. Naturalists lectured on the local floral. Seed savers answered growers questions. Beekeepers displayed their queens. Ira Wallace, force of nature that she is, was a catalyst behind this year’s event. Thanks to  her energy and all the hard workers at Southern Exposure Seed Exchange, and all the vendors and educators that made it possible, the Festival was a Harvest Celebration to make Virginia proud.   Continue reading