Calling all gardeners: Harvest Festival is going virtual

Been spending some time in your garden? You can now proudly share your edible success with the virtual 2020 Harvest Festival.

Residents and City of Piedmont/Piedmont Unified School District employees can email photos of their home grown edibles, preserves and cooking (one per category) to Chelle at

Please include your name, category entered, email and address.

The deadline to enter is September 18.

All photos will be posted on the Piedmont Harvest Festival webpage.

Everyone who enters will get a participation ribbon and will be entered into a random drawing for a $60 gift certificate from ACE Grand Lake Nursery on October 5th.

Categories are:

  • Unusual Veggie
  • Unusual Fruit
  • Ugly edible
  • Tomato/Pumpkin/Squash
  • Curds & Butters
  • Honey
  • Jam & Jelly – Berries
  • Jam & Jelly – Other Fruit
  • Preserved Edible
  • Plain Bread
  • Savory Bread
  • Sweet Bread
  • Mustard/Tapenade
  • Apple Pie
  • “Other” Pie
  • Best Cookie/Bar
  • Cake
  • Pesto/Sauce
  • Dried Fruit/Veggie
  • Cucumber Pickles
  • Preserved Veggie
  • Salsa
  • Compost Pile
  • Gluten Free
  • Create Your Own Category

Kids can get in on the fun!

The Piedmont Garden Club is sponsoring a youth coloring/drawing/collage contest. Piedmont kids, ages 14 and younger, can download the coloring poster, create their own vegetable drawing or make a collage from the nature scavenger hunt page.

Email a picture of your colored poster, vegetable drawing or nature scavenger hunt collage to Chelle at

Please include photo, your child’s name and age, your address and email by September 18. There is a limit of one coloring poster/drawing/collage per child. Photos will be posted on the Piedmont Harvest Festival webpage and entered into random drawing for $30 gift certificate from Village Market on October 5.

Grow on, Piedmont!

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