Children and families play in a lush vegetable garden on a sunny day

Sensational Seeds Weekend

October 8–10, 2022

12–5 p.m. | At the Garden

A single seed can tell many stories, from the promise of fruits or vegetables to come to a long history of care and cultivation. Learn and explore these stories during a weekend of adventures in our Edible Academy, where you’ll join chefs and gardeners to dig in with hands-on gardening, cooking demonstrations, seed crafts, and so much more.

Get Crafty at the Makers Station

12–5 p.m.
Solar Pavilion

Visit the Edible Academy’s Solar Pavilion for colorful crafts to take home, from decorating a harvest bag to creating a seed-based seasoning for your favorite snack.

Photo of a craft table

Seed Carvings

12–4 p.m.; Pauline Gillespie Gossett Overlook

Marvel as master carver Adam Bierton uses seeds to bring his pumpkin characters to life and get your face painted with seeds of the season.

An orange pumpkin sits in front of purple flowers, carved to look like it's crying pumpkin seeds

Celebrate Seed Stories

12–5 p.m.
Palm Family EAT Lab

Join our special guests in the EAT Lab to learn all about the culture and practice of saving and sowing seeds, and discover how the stories contained within these seeds are passed along from one generation to the next.

A child reaches for seeds over a bucket of soil

Tour the African American Garden: Remembrance & Resilience

12 p.m. & 1 p.m.
Barnsley Beds

Take part in a guided tour of our African American Garden, which traces the roots of American cuisine to the plants of the African Diaspora.

Entrance of African American Garden: Remembrance & Resilience

Edible Academy Weekends supported by
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