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LIVING Picks: Week of September 6-12

Family LGBTQ Youth Pride picnic Saturday, September 9 The third annual LGBTQ Youth Pride Picnic, part of the Cville Pride Festival, offers food, resources and games for teens. Families of youth and LGBTQ parents are welcome. Free, 3-7pm. Washington Park, 1001 Preston Ave. cvillepride.org/ 2017- cville-pride-festival Nonprofit All Who Wander Thursday, September 7 Early Music […]

Ira Wallace, co-founder of the Heritage Harvest Festival, will serve more than 100 varieties of heirloom tomatoes and a few dozen varieties of other vegetables and fruit in the tasting tent from 10am-4pm. Photo by Eze Amos

Food is the focus at this festival

There’s always something new to learn about food, and for the past 11 years, the Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello has been one of the best ways to learn a lot about the history of what we eat in a little bit of time. On Saturday, chefs, farmers, culinary historians, purveyors and foodies from all […]

Bellair Market’s Jefferson sandwich, with turkey, cheddar cheese, lettuce, herbed mayo and cranberry relish on a French roll, served as inspiration for Charlottesville native Mason Hereford when he opened the New Orleans-based Turkey and the Wolf restaurant in July 2016. Photo by Cheryl Gerber

Bellair Market favorite lends inspiration

By C. Simon Davidson, Alexa Nash and Erin O’Hare Bellair Market’s Jefferson sandwich—maple turkey, cranberry relish, cheddar cheese, lettuce and herb mayonnaise layered between two slices of pillowy French bread—is a lunch staple for many in town. But for Charlottesville native Mason Hereford, a quirky and imaginative chef with nostalgia for all things ’90s, it’s […]