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

Sensational Seeds Weekend

October 7–9, 2023

12–5 p.m. | At the Garden

Just a subway ride to fall fun

Join us for hands-on gardening, crafts, and exploration throughout the state-of-the-art Edible Academy campus. Enjoy cooking demonstrations featuring special guests and the many plants of the African American Garden: The Caribbean Experience.

Taste Flavorful Fall Recipes

12:30, 2, & 3:30 p.m.
Pauline Gillespie Gossett Overlook Pavilion

Enjoy ongoing culinary demonstrations presented by local chefs and culinary educators using seasonal crops from the garden that will inspire chefs of all ages. Recipes will be shared to take home following each workshop.

Photo of a culinary demonstration

Tour the African American Garden: The Caribbean Experience

1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Meet at the African American Garden entrance

NYBG Tour Guides lead tours of the African American Garden: The Caribbean Experience, curated by Dr. Jessica B. Harris—a space that celebrates the plants of the Caribbean and the ways they’ve influenced foodways here.

Entrance of African American Garden: Remembrance & Resilience