Urban Agriculture

World Crops Made Easy
Friday, September 26, 1 to 3 p.m.
Public $45; Members $37
If you’ve walked by exotic-looking veggies at the market and wondered how they taste or how to cook them, look no further. Get to know the exotic world crops grown here at TBG. Learn about their nutritional benefits and how to create delicious raw meals with long beans, complement or calm the fire of chilies and reduce okra’s slime by pairing it with Chinese eggplant. Leave with an expanded palette, a full belly and helpful tips on cultivating these beauties alongside your favourite garden veggies.
[PG14S27] Selam Teclu

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Cooking in the Kitchen Garden
Thursday, October 9, 4 to 7 p.m.
Public $40; Members $32
Join No Guff Vegetable Gardening author and small scale urban farmer Steve Biggs in our Kitchen Garden for a hands-on demonstration of how to create delicious seasonal meals with end-of-season veggies. Tour the on-site Farmers’ Market to learn more about seasonal crop production and then help harvest our own vegetables and get cooking right there in the garden. Take home tips for putting your veggie garden to rest, and a recipe from one of our vendors.
[PG14F28] Steven Biggs
[PG14F29] No Guff Vegetable Gardening book $25.

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Grow Your Own Mushrooms
Thursday, December 4, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Public $40; Members $32
Mushroom grower and real ‘fungi’ Bruno Pretto will show you how to inoculate Shiitake logs and you can purchase your own to take home and grow. Explore the process, go over basic mycology and mushroom identification and go home ready to grow your own Shiitake mushrooms. Learn how supporting fungi growth at home supports both the garden and the kitchen.
[PG14F30] Bruno Pretto

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