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FREE "Anything Goes" Herb Harvest!

photo of Super Sweet Chen basil in the Good Life GardenWhen: Thursday, October 8
Where: Good Life Garden
Time: Anytime between 9:30AM and 2PM
Features: Come to the Good Life Garden to harvest any herbs we have available, including lavender, sage, thyme, chives, mint and basil. Our gardener Arlene will be there to direct you to the correct plants and to answer any questions you may have! Please bring your own cutting instrument and a bag for your herbs.
Cost: It's free!

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FREE Herb Harvest

photo of Super Sweet Chen basil in the Good Life GardenWhen: Thursday, Septmber 24
Where: Good Life Garden
Time: Anytime between 9:30AM and 2PM
Features: Come to the Good Life Garden to harvest lavender, sage, thyme and chives. Our gardener Arlene will be there to direct you to the correct plants and to answer any questions you may have! Please bring your own cutting instrument and a bag for your herbs.
Cost: It's free!

Visit our blog for more information.

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FREE Basil Harvest

photo of Super Sweet Chen basil in the Good Life GardenWhen: Thursday, August 27 and Thursday, September 3
Where: Good Life Garden
Time: Anytime between 9:30AM and 2PM
Features: Come to the Good Life Garden to harvest Super Sweet Chen and Red Rubin basil. Our gardener Arlene will be there to direct you to the correct plants and to answer any questions you may have about the herbs! Please bring your own cutting instrument and a bag for your basil.
Cost: It's free!

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photo of girl with plantGood Life Garden Kids' Camp:
Kids, Farms and Food

When: 3 sessions available: July 6-10,
July 13-17, and August 3-7
Where: Good Life Garden and local farms
Time: 9AM-3PM daily
Features: This one-week summer camp, offered in July and August, will take a group of 28 children, ages 9-13, on field trips to local farms to see, pick and taste produce, talk to farmers, and learn the importance of eating locally-grown food. Children will also spend time with chef-instructors in the Robert Mondavi Institute kitchens, will prepare food to share later with family memebrs, and will spend time in the garden playing games and participating in art projects related to good health and good living.
Cost: $215-230

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fruits, nuts and berriesBackyard Edible Gardening: All About Fruits, Nuts & Berries

When: Saturday, May 23, 2009
Where: Sensory Theatre and Garden at the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science
Time: 9 AM - 2 PM
Features: A one-day seminar designed as an overview on how to establish, maintain, and utilize the many benefits of a productive backyard edible garden which includes fruits, nuts and berries. The seminars will be taught by UC Master Gardeners and local gardening experts.
Cost: $25 per person
(w/o box lunch); $35 per person (with seasonally-inspired box lunch)

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this event is SOLD OUT

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photo of tulips in bucketA Very Special Mothers' Day Brunch with Suzanne Ashworth

When: Sunday, May 10
Where: The Good Life Garden at the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science
Time: 11AM
Features: Suzanne Ashworth, owner of Del Rio Botanical Farm and passionate seed-saver, will share her knowledge of seed saving before a brunch featuring some of Suzanne's exotic produce and more well-known spring crops.
Cost: $65

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Growing our FoodBackyard Edible Gardening: Growing a Successful Vegetable Garden

This event is SOLD OUT. However, there
are still spaces available in the second
Backyard Edible Gardening Seminar
focusing on fruits, nuts and berries.
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for more information.

When: Saturday, April 25, 2009
Where: Sensory Theatre and Garden at the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science
Time: 9 AM - 2 PM
Features: A one-day seminar designed as an overview on how to establish, maintain, and utilize the many benefits of a productive backyard edible garden. The seminars will be taught by UC Master Gardeners and local gardening experts.
Cost: $25 per person
(w/o box lunch); $35 per person (with seasonally-inspired box lunch)

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This event is SOLD OUT

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calligraphyA Tasty Exploration of the Asian Lunar Year with Culinary Historian and Asian Food Expert Thy Tran

When: Thursday, February 12, 2009
Where: Barton Art Gallery, 1723 "I" Street, Sacramento
Time: Doors Open at 6:15 PM;
Event Begins at 6:30 PM
Includes: Presentation and Discussion with Thy Tran, Director of the Asian Culinary Forum & Tasting of Asian Lunar New Year Dishes
Cost: $45 per person

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California Gold Rush Flyer ArtCalifornia Gold Rush: What We Ate

When: Saturday, January 31, 2009
Where: California State Railroad Museum, 125 "I" Street, Old Sacramento
Time: 6-9 PM
Includes: Two Presentations (James Henley, Gold Rush Historian and Ann Chandonnet, Author, Gold Rush Grub) & Three Course, Historically Accurate Meal including Wine and Beer
Cost: $75 per person

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