Sample local foods at free festival

2014-04-05T08:00:00Z Sample local foods at free festivalAngela Pittenger Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

More than 50 local restaurants, breweries and wineries, as well as more than 80 Heirloom Farmers Markets vendors, will come together from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow for the Viva la Local Food Festival at Rillito Downs Park, 4502 N. First Ave.

The festival includes live local music, chef demos and information from nonprofit organizations involved in building a strong local foods economy.

The festival is free to attend, but you'll need $5 to park and money to buy food.

For information, call 333-4292.

Contact reporter Angela Pittenger at 573-4137 or apitteng@azstarnet.com. Follow her on Twitter @CentsibleMama or on Facebook at facebook.com/centsiblemama.

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