forget our weekly potluck, Friday, 12:30 to whenever the food's gone.
Bring a dish and enjoy food and lively, smart, conversation
every Friday. Food choices from red meat to vegan... mostly
2 to 5 Pesto
– our longest running annual event! Shine up them tastebuds for the
delightful experience of sliding some of our homemade pesto over 'em!
Show up for a meal of pesto with pasta, Italian sausage and bread,and
if you want more pesto, purchase your own jar of pesto to take home!
$10 at the gate - come early while the servers are at their happiest!
to 1 Westside
Produce Exchange –
what do you have extra from your garden? Contact the Westside Produce
Exchange people (through Facebookor email
the Garden), and set yourself up to bring down your excess and
trade it for other folks' excess. An amazingly simple proposition
that hasn't been utilized as much as it could be. We've seen some
mighty fine produce exchanged.
1 to 5 Modern
Backyard Food Production,
UCLA Extension's course on growing food here in Los Angeles starts
off again for the coming 12 weeks or so. Students get their own
little plot at The Learning Garden and, while growing veggies and
fruits are a big part of the course, we also explore keeping chickens
and bees as well as what to do with the food you've grown. Enroll
Extension, but do so quickly, the class shows every indication of
10 to noon Growing
Food in Southern California with
our own Gardenmaster, David King, always good information about what
to do in the coming month – we'll be planting garlic and
transplanting some of your favorite winter veggies! And, as always,
your questions will be answered with knowledge and humor –
guaranteed to be the most fun and informative two gardening hours
you'll get in the whole month!
9 to when we sell out – The Learning Garden's Seed to Sale program
has our booth at the Mar
Vista Farmers' Market, with Venice High School Students
presenting freshly cut culinary herbs from the garden. Included in
the month's offerings will be sage, oregano, thyme, rosemary and
others as they come on line. Always a good deal and your money
supports more learning for more students at the Garden.
October – 6 to 9 PM –
Gardenmaster David King is on a panel at a screening of Jeffrey
Smith's movie, Genetic
The discussion will center on the movie and considerations on
Proposition 37. At the Santa Monica Library, seeCooppertunty for
2:30 – 4:00 Seed
Library Of Los Angeles monthly
meeting – check out your winter veggies and check in seeds you
might have saved from your summer crops and, as always, an
educational and fun program to help you learn more seed saving and
October - 6:30 to 8:00 PM Seed Saving 101 - this is the basic seed
saving course for anyone interested in saving seeds. Seed
Saving, in the face of our government's unwillingness to legislate
any control over the big ag multi-national corporations, is the ONLY
way we can act, as individuals to ensure a safe food supply because
**all** food begins with seeds. Class runs three nights and it
is a series - details at the Seed
Library of Los Angeles web page.