Edible Weekends: Cooking with Your Senses!

Saturdays and Sundays, July 6 to 28, August 10 to 25, 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 3 to 5, as the Garden Interpreters will be busy at Rock Garden for Enchanted Garden Weekend.

Weekly Features

natsturtium flower

July 6 and 7

Discover Strawberries

Sweeten up your summer and discover more about fresh local strawberries.

basil plant

July 14 and 15

Discover Herbs and Pesto

Explore how different plants and herbs can add pizzazz to your meals.

garlic bulbs

July 20 and 21

Discover Garlic

Discover how to plant and preserve this tasty and versatile plant.

jar of dill pickles

July 28 and 29

Discover Melons

closeup of cherry tomatoes

August 10 and 11

Discover Peppers

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

looking down at cabbage plant

August 17 and 18

Discover Bitter Bites

yellow squash still on the plant

August 25 and 26

Discover Cereals

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


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yoga class in the gardens

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