Visitors to the Botanical Garden can enjoy two Festival Weekends--June 27 & 28 and
The Edible Audio Tour, narrated by
Through a wide variety of displays and programs, The Edible Garden demonstrates the bounty of edible plants, teaches vegetable growing and garden design, and offers celebrity food presentations. Esteemed chefs and television personalities scheduled to appear include
On select days Cooking Demonstrations in the Conservatory Kitchen located on the Conservatory Lawn, provided by Viking and designed by National Kitchen & Bath Association, will showcase renowned and up-and-coming chefs using the latest in kitchenware from sponsor Anolon. Visitors will discover "farm to table" cooking, new and exciting ways of incorporating fresh produce and herbs into everyday meals, lectures, and panels.
Good Food Gardens, sponsored by Food Network, uses gardens as a nutrition-education tool that provides kids with affordable access to the food they need to live active, healthy lives. After The Edible Garden ends, Food Network will donate the Good Food Garden on display in the Home Gardening Center to a local school.
Through horticulture, education, and science programming, The Edible Garden showcases the essential role that the Botanical Garden plays in researching, understanding, and educating the public about the significance of edible plants. For more information, visit nybg.org or call 718.817.8700.
LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust
National Kitchen and Bath Association
Whole Foods Market
Official Media Sponsor
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.
Local Media Sponsor
Exhibitions in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory are made possible by the Estate of
JPMorgan Chase, Presenting Sponsor, Global Biodiversity Programs.
Media Contact: Nick Leshi 718.817.8658/8616 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Images available