Foods of the Americas Exhibit
October 2 - 18 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Daily
FREE WITH GARDEN ADMISSION
Thursday, October 3 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Drop-in
Saturday, October 5 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Drop-in
Sunday, October 13 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Drop-in
Free with Garden Admission!
Botanical Illustration: Fall Foods of the Americas
Thursday | October 10 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. | $85 | $75 Members
Join Botanical Artist and Teacher Catherine Watters for a day long workshop in Botanical Illustration. This class will feature some beautiful Fall foods such as gourds, squash, tomatoes and other fruits featured in the Foods of the Americas exhibit. Advance registration required.
Join Anders Vidstrand for a presentation on forgotten crops of the Americans. In this presentation you'll learn about food biodiversity, forgotten origins of crops, horticulture and rare edible species. Advance registration required._______________________________________________________________________________________
Come join us on our opening night for a festive celebration of our Foods of the Americas exhibit and a fundraiser for its related educational programs. We'll have a special cocktail hour in the Crops of the World Garden where you will see traditional plantings such as the Three Sisters garden and then gather in the conference center for music and a bountiful Foods of the Americas meal prepared by Picante Catering in Berkeley. Also, thank-you gifts will be provided by Casa de Chocolates in Berkeley. Enjoy this special event while supporting the UC Botanical Garden's education programs. Advance registration required.
FIRST FRIDAY AFTER HOURS: Chocolate Tasting with Dandelion Chocolate of San Francisco
Friday | October 4 | 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. | $10 | $5 Members
Come view our Foods of the Americas exhibit - a colorful display of crops native to the Americas. We have special guests from Dandelion Chocolate of San Francisco who will be demonstrating their unique chocolate making process and offering tastings! Advance registration required.
Family Day Festival
Sunday | October 6 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Free with Garden Admission
Crafts, Food, Talks, Docent Tours, Corn Husk Dolls and Food tastings and Demos. Free with Garden admission!