An old strawberry carrier has new life as a pie stand; primitive items like dried apples, dough mixer, crock and graters add to the primitive look,.

The Oro Valley government is handing out pie to those willing to share their take on the town's diretion.

The town will serve pie at Village Bakehouse, 7882 N. Oracle Road, from noon to 2 p.m. Jan. 18 and from 3 to 5 p.m. Feb. 1 at Jerry Bob's, 10550 N. La Cañada Drive.

Town staffers will gather community input and share the results of the town's research so far. The event is part of the town's mission to outline its future and guiding principles.

You can also share your thoughts at online. The survey closes Feb. 9.

Contact reporter Phil Villarreal at or 573-4130.