Edible Weekends: Cooking with Colour!

Saturdays and Sundays, July 7 to August 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Hendrie Park

Visit our Discovery Cart in Veggie Village to learn more about tasty plants that are easy to grow and use in a wide variety of dishes. RBG’s Greenhouse Café presents cooking demonstrations on Sunday afternoons, while recipes are available at the Discovery Cart all weekend.

Don't miss the cooking demonstrations, 1:30 p.m. on Sundays.

PLEASE NOTE: Edible Weekends is not available August 4 to 6, as the Garden Interpreters will be busy at Rock Garden for Enchanted Garden Weekend.

Weekly Features

natsturtium flower

July 7 and 8

Discover Edible Flowers

Believe it or not, many flowers are edible and can add a fun splash of colour to your plate!

closeup of summer salad

July 14 and 15

Discover Salad

Brighten up your salad with some colourful ingredients for a nutritious and delicious meal!

hot peppers on the plant

July 21 and 22

Discover Peppers

Spice things up and explore the wide variety of peppers from sweet to smoking hot.

jar of dill pickles

July 28 and 29

Discover Pickling

Delve into the practice of pickling and find ways to incorporate pickled garden goodies in vibrant dishes.

closeup of cherry tomatoes

August 11 and 12

Discover Tomatoes

Explore the many uses and unique history of our favourite savoury fruit!

looking down at cabbage plant

August 18 and 19

Discover Brassicas

Uncover the link between broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, and kale

yellow squash still on the plant

August 25 and 26

Discover Squash

Sneak a peek at fall’s favourite festive food and discover a wide variety of squashes and their uses.

eating at the Greenhouse Café

Dine at RBG

With two restaurants and a teahouse on site, Royal Botanical Gardens is your destination for dishes inspired by fresh, seasonal ingredients. Learn More


Red Rose

Rose Garden Opening

RBG's newly rejuvenated Rose Garden is openingthis summer! Learn More


yoga class in the gardens

Courses and Programs

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