Join us for hands-on gardening, crafts, and exploration throughout the Edible Academy campus. Enjoy cooking demonstrations featuring special guests and the edible plants of the African American Garden: Remembrance & Resilience.
Ongoing; 12–5 p.m.
Enjoy drop-in, hands-on activities throughout the gardens of the Edible Academy.
Dig, Plant, Water, & Harvest
Green Thumb Gardens
Help us plant and tend the crops in the Edible Academy!
Meet Our Global Gardeners
Meet the Global Gardeners and learn about their foodways—what they’re growing in their plots and the culinary traditions they keep.
Pot up Collard Greens
Start your own garden with the seeds of these mighty greens, which grow ready to harvest and eat at any size—and take home recipes and a growing guide.
Ongoing; 12–5 p.m.
Explore hands-on activity stations in the Solar Pavilion.
Decorate a Harvest Bag
Decorate a harvest bag of your own with colorful garden and vegetable-themed stamps.
Mix and measure your own tea using plants from the African American Garden: Remembrance & Resilience, such as hibiscus and ginger.
12:30, 2, & 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing culinary demonstrations are presented by local chefs and culinary educators, each featuring seasonal plants from the garden that will inspire chefs of all ages. Recipes are shared following each workshop.
Ongoing; Edible Academy Campus
Learn how edible plants in the African American Garden: Remembrance & Resilience were used historically in everyday life.
Learn more about the history and celebration of Juneteenth through some of our favorite books.
Hibiscus Drink Station
African American Garden: Remembrance & Resilience at the Hibiscus Drink Station
Taste and learn about a refreshing hibiscus drink—or “red drink”—traditionally made for Juneteenth celebrations.
Tours & Family Fun
Meet at Edible Academy, Barnsley Beds
African American Garden: Remembrance & Resilience
Saturday, June 18; 11 a.m., 1 & 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 19; 1 p.m.
Participate in a guided tour of our African American Garden that traces the roots of American cuisine to the plants of the African Diaspora.
1 & 3 p.m.
Susan P. and Coley Burke Amphitheater
Enjoy performances by Harambee Dance Company.