Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello

Visitors are invited to celebrate the legacy of revolutionary gardener Thomas Jefferson during the annual Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello. Thomas Jefferson, America’s “first foodie,” championed vegetable cuisine, plant experimentation, and sustainable agriculture. Taste a bounty of heirloom fruits and vegetables and learn about organic gardening and seed-saving during this fun, affordable, family-friendly festival unlike any other—held on the breathtaking West Lawn of Jefferson’s Monticello and the new Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center. The event includes a hundred educational programs, hands-on workshops, garden tours, an organic, local food marketplace, a seed swap, music, and more. 931 Thomas Jefferson Parkway (Rt. 53). 984-9809.