The 4th Annual Lenox Rhubarb Festival, on Saturday, June 10, 2017, drew 700 visitors. It included:
- the second annual Rhubarb Pancake Breakfast,
- the Rhubarb Chili Contest starring the culinary creations of three local chefs, and
- the Rhubarb Celebration and Sale featuring rhubarb pies and other treats, rhubarb soda, rhubarb ice cream, recipe books, rhubarb plants, and fresh rhubarb.
Check out the recipes for some of the chilis on our Rhublog.
Thank you to all of our fantastic volunteers, vendors, and especially to the attendees. We hope to see you all again next year!
Congratulations to our winners!
This year’s Rhubarb Chili Contest ran from 10:00 am until nearly 2:00 pm in Library Park, 18 Main Street, Lenox. Three chefs from Lenox restaurants offered a variety of unique takes on chili, ranging from the traditional to the very different.
The winner this year was:
These Lenox restaurants also contributed delicious rhubarb chilis:
You can find recipes for some of the chilis in The Rhublog.