Wednesday, June 3, 2009

The Edible Garden exhibit at the NYBG

From the NYBG website:

Set throughout The New York Botanical Garden’s spectacular 250-acre landscape, The Edible Garden is a summer-long celebration of growing great food. Through an exciting menu of delectable exhibitions and mouth-watering programs, be inspired to grow, prepare, and eat garden-fresh produce and take advantage of many exciting opportunities to better understand how plants provide the food and drink essential to maintain life and enhance wellness.

The Edible Garden includes two Festival Weekends, seven Edible Evenings, and a Farmers Market on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Family programming in the Children's Adventure Garden and in the Family Garden as well as weekly demonstrations in the Home Gardening Center and daily docent tours make for a fun-filled edible summer.

Discover the broad range of food plants, from heirloom fruits and vegetables to tropical spices and more, on view in the Garden’s collections―from the historic trees across the grounds to the steamy rain forests and dry deserts in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory.

Catch the details here:

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