Fiery Live Music from Around the World, Chile Pepper Farmers’ Market, and More than 30 Purveyors of Unique Artisanal Chile Pepper and Spicy Chocolate Delights
Saturday, September 27, 2014 | 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Release Date: June 26, 2014
Throughout the day, BBG’s Cherry Esplanade Stage will host a dynamic lineup of international musicians hailing from regions where chile peppers spice up the local food and culture:
Feel the Burn!, a marketplace to try and buy artisanal foodstuffs, returns with over 30 vendors of spicy and savory treats, including salsas, kimchi, spice rubs, pickles, pretzels, and dozens of hot sauces. A focus on independent purveyors—including many Brooklyn-based vendors—means visitors can sample and purchase one-of-a-kind products and meet small business owners with a passion for peppers. Many will offer products created especially for the Chile Pepper Festival. Among the vendors:
Over a dozen confectioners and chocolatiers present their spicy take on sweets at Chocolate Debauchery. Among the chile-chocolatiers at the festival:
A full list of savory and sweet vendors will be available soon at bbg.org/chilepepperfestival.
Throughout the day, the Chile Pepper Farm Stand will offer dozens of peppers for purchase from local growers. Visitors can partake in a Tour-de-Chile, exploring the chile collection in the Herb Garden.
This year’s Chile Pepper Festival is $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors (with ID), and free for kids under 12 and members. For more information on all performances, purveyors, programs, and activities, please visit bbg.org/chilepepperfestival.
NOTE TO PRESS:
High-resolution images of Chile Pepper Festival at BBG are available at bbg.org/press. To arrange an interview or for further information, please contact [email protected] or 718-623-7241.