Events

10:30 - 11:30 amFriday

Food Is My Flag

Michael Twitty, Pat Brodowski

Savor the familiar and unusual plants that fused into Southern cuisine as Michael Twitty, James Beard Award-winning author of...

Garden Pavilion, Mountaintop
11 am - 1 pmFriday

Cooking with Fire – and History: The Franco-Virginia Cuisine of Monticello

Paula Marcoux

Let your inner cook work — and dine — with your inner historian in this memorable exploration of the...

Woodland Pavilion
chef joy crump
11 am - 1 pmFriday

Brunch at Montalto

Joy Crump

The arrival of fall brings a blend of emotions. We say goodbye to summer’s long, toasty days and make...

Montalto
1 - 2:30 pmFriday

The Power of the Flower: Monticello Garden Walk & Workshop

Peggy Cornett, Debbie Donley

Join Monticello’s Debbie Donley and Peggy Cornett for an enjoyable and enlightening stroll through the winding flower borders. Learn...

Garden Pavilion, Mountaintop
1 - 2:30 pmFriday

The “Workhouse of Nature”: Jefferson’s Virginia and the View from Montalto

Peter J. Hatch

Thomas Jefferson – as well as his enslaved and free workers, family, and neighbors – shaped the land. And...

David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center
1:30 - 3 pmFriday

Botanical Drawing Class

Tim O’Kane

Is there a budding artist hiding deep within your soul? Are you looking for a new way to relax...

Woodland Pavilion
1:30 - 3 pmFriday

In Defense of Okra

Chris Smith

Chris Smith takes his love of okra very seriously. Just ask him about the T-shirt he wears proudly that...

Classroom 5/6
1:30 - 3 pmFriday

Secrets to Successful Beekeeping: Celebrating 10-Years of the Monticello Russian Honeybee

Leslie Bouterie, Paul Legrand

Although apiaries throughout the state of Virginia have suffered significant losses — often averaging close to 40% for the...

Classroom 7
3:30 - 5 pmFriday

Fall into the Perfect Winter Garden

Ken Bezilla

Gardens don’t have to end when the frost arrives! SESE Seed Inventory Manager Ken Bezilla shares how to expand...

Classroom 7
10:30 - 11:30 amSaturday

Growing Outside the Box: Bountiful, Beautiful “Foodscapes” for All

Brie Arthur

Author and horticulturist Brie Arthur is on a mission to share practical advice about growing your favorite plants. Now...

Harvest Tent
Included with Admission
10:30 - 11:30 amSaturday

Winter Gardening: No Tech to High Tech

Pam Dawling, Ira Wallace

Learn tips on growing cold-hardy vegetables (and not just kale!) out in the open and with varying degrees of...

Heritage Tent
Included with Admission
10:30 - 11:30 amSaturday

How Does Food Justice Show Up in Your Community?

Karen Washington, Jovan Sage, Richard Morris

It is often said that food is the common denominator that brings people together. Yet we are finding that food...

Festival Tent
Included with Admission
12 - 1 pmSaturday

HHF Feature Presentation: Food Glorious Food!

Alice Waters, Corby Kummer

The Heritage Harvest Festival is delighted to welcome 2019 co-chairs — and longtime friends — Corby Kummer and Alice...

Festival Tent
Included with Admission
1:30 - 3 pmSaturday

Preserving Our Roots: Saving Seeds and Farm Heritage

John Coykendall

Back in the days when John Coykendall should have been paying attention in school, he was instead looking out...

Festival Tent
Included with Admission
1:30 - 3:30 pmSaturday

THINK DIFFERENT: Fresh Voices. New Perspectives.

This year, we’re excited to introduce a new feature presentation at the festival. THINK DIFFERENT will recognize a carefully...

Harvest Tent
Included with Admission
3:30 - 4:30 pmSaturday

From Farm to Farm Table: What’s Growing On at Monticello

Keith Nevison, Wilson Richey, Alice Waters, Corby Kummer

Important things are happening at Jefferson’s Monticello. At Tufton Farm, dedicated growers are hard at work restoring farming to...

Heritage Tent
Included with Admission