Our culinary classes use only the freshest of ingredients. Registration cutoff for culinary classes ends 48 hours before class start so our instructors can obtain materials and avoid waste. Classes with insufficient enrollment at that time will be cancelled. Registered students will be notified by e-mail or phone and will receive a full refund.

Farm Fresh Flavors Series

Second Thursdays 6:30pm-8:30pm

Are you amazed and inspired, but not sure what to buy at farmers markets; or how to use it? Chef Dave and special instructors will showcase locally grown produce and artisanal gourmet foods, and work with guests to combine them into amazing seasonal culinary delights!
Fee: $25.00 per class ($22.50 members)

August 9: National Picnic Month

Instructor: Chef Dave Terrazas, MA, Culinary and Wellness Program Specialist, SABOT

Register here BY AUGUST 7 for August 9th class

CHEF Cooking Demonstrations

Saturdays, 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm

From Garden to Plate, learn about the fresh fruits and veggies which make delicious, nutritious meals. Watch a CHEF recipe demonstration and taste a bite of the day’s recipe. No pre-registration necessary.

Saturday, June 16, 2018 10:30am – 12:30pm
Saturday, June 30, 2018 10:30am – 12:30pm
Saturday, July 7, 2018 10:30am – 12:30pm
Saturday, July 28, 2018 10:30am – 12:30pm

No registration necessary! Included with admission

Cocktail Scavenger Hunt

Third Sundays 12:30pm to 3:30pm

Cocktails – the ultimate botanical elixir! Join our fun, self-guided photo hunt where we give you a list of ingredients growing in the garden, and you find, capture and present the images to our bartender, who will make you the cocktail! Cheers!
Fee: $20.00 ticket ($18.00 members)

Self - Guided event. 21 and over. Maps provided at kiosk

Click here for June 24th "Sweet Summer Solstice"

Click here for July 7th "Death by Chocolate"

Click here for July 22nd "Summertime Blues"

Click here for August 19th "Picnic Pickin’s - National Picnic Month"

Foodie Cinema

Last Friday of month 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Join us in the culinary garden and classroom for amazing sunsets, a small culinary talk on seasonal and geographic-based foods, and then a movie screening with great food scenes, while enjoying samples of dishes from, or inspired by, the movie – AND paired wines! A terrific multi-sensory experience, and a new way to enjoy great movies.

July 27 (Under the Tuscan Sun)
Fee: $35.00 ($31.50 members)

Chef Instructor: Dave Terrazas

Click here by July 25th for July 27

CHEF: Kids & Family Cooking Class 6:00pm-8:00pm

First Thursdays, July 5th

Join Chef Dave as he combines nutrition and cooking basics under the trailblazing Culinary Health Education for Families (CHEF) program, into a five-part family-friendly hands-on cooking series. Enjoy a chef-prepared appetizer when you arrive, then prepare and taste several delicious, healthy recipes. Recommended for families with children ages 5 and up. Families will leave with recipes each class.
Fee: $25.00 per adult ($23.50), $5.00 ($4.50) per child

Instructor: Chef Dave Terrazas, MA, Culinary and Wellness Program Specialist, SABOT

Click here by July 3rd for July 5th

arOMa Retreat

Saturday, August 4, 2018; 10AM-1PM

Carrie Edmond and Chef Dave are together again, bringing arOMa back to the garden as a special retreat style program! Guests will take a mindfully-inspired garden tour with Dave and Carrie, enjoy a meditative and restorative session, then experience an immersive, sensory-based culinary demonstration and work together on a delicious and mindfully edible project.
Fee: $50.00 ($45 members)

Instructors: Carrie Edmond, Chef Dave Terrazas

Click here BY AUGUST 2ND to register for August 4

The Blue Zone: Long Life Cuisine

Last Saturday of the month: June 30, July 28, August 25 6:30pm to 8:30pm

People in some areas of the world are known for living a long and healthy life, to a large degree from their local diets. We explore these places’ cuisines, and celebrate delicious, healthy recipes through multi-course demonstration and tasting. And we’ll harvest from our own garden, as well!
June 30 (Loma Linda, CA)
July 28 (Sardinia, Italy)
August 25 (Icaria, Greece),

Instructor: Christen Butterfield, Dave Terrazas, and guests

Click here BY JUNE 28th for June 30th session: Loma Linda, CA

Click here BY JULY 26th for July 28th session: Sardinia, Italy

Click here BY AUGUST 23RD for August 25th session: Icaria, Greece