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. Local chefs present 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.

 Included in your General Admission or Membership

Weekly Features

natsturtium flower

July 6 and 7

Discover Strawberries

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

Sunday cooking demonstration featuring the chefs of RBG's own Greenhouse Café.

basil plant

July 13 and 14

Discover Herbs and Pesto

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

Sunday cooking demonstration featuring the chefs of RBG's own Greenhouse Café.

garlic bulbs

July 20 and 21

Discover Garlic

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

Sunday cooking demonstration featuring the chefs of RBG's own Greenhouse Café.

jar of dill pickles

July 27 and 28

Discover Melons

From sweet to sour, explore the diversity of this tasty summer-favourite fruit.

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.

Sunday cooking demonstration featuring Chef Nicholas.

salad greens in the garden

August 17 and 18

Discover Bitter Bites

Explore the benefits of bitter veggies and how to incorporate them into your diet.

wheat against blue sky

August 24 and 25

Discover Cereals

Delve into the diversity of cereal grains and different ways to use them.


eating at the Greenhouse Café

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