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Join us for our first

Tonkadale Greenhouse Edibles Expo 2017

March 18th, 2017 | 10:00 am — 3:00 pm

Free!  A fun, family-friendly day featuring educational sessions and booths, hands-on projects for all ages.  Food, photo booth and giveaways throughout the day.  Romaine calm and carrot on!

Download the Edibles Expo flyer (PDF)

Nosh and Nourish

Snacks for your tasting pleasure provided by local businesses we love: Great Harvest Minnetonka & Lakewinds Co-op!

11 am – 2 pm
The Smoking Cow Food Truck

Edibles Seminar 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Grow your own – veggies & fruits, micro-greens & sprouts. Edibles for pollinators. The zero waste & locavore food movement. A word from our food truck chef Ian Grey.

Education Sessions 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

12:00 pm

Herbal Remedies with Jodi McKee of Inspired Living Home and Body

12:30 pm

Fermentation with Gyst Fermentation Bar of Minneapolis. Kombucha, kimchi and pickles!

1:30 pm

Grow Hops and Brew Beer with The MN Hops Growers Association and Unmapped Brewing

Meet and Greet 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Chat with the experts, design your veggie garden, gather recipes, and learn!

  • Growing Hops and Brewing Beer
  • Fermentation
  • Medicinal Herbs, Teas and Tinctures
  • Fruit Shrubs for the Landscape
  • Mississippi Topsoils: Tonka Terra
  • Purple Cow Organics Compost
  • U of M Master Gardeners: Veggie Garden Design
  • Seed Starting & Microgreens
  • Bonide: Pest and Disease Remedies

Storytime 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Veggie-themed stories told by children’s librarian Kia Vang from the Wayzata Library! Move and groove as you learn to grow.

Hands-On Projects 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

  • Plant microgreens
  • Paint veggie stamp tea towels
  • Plant and herb container garden
  • Coloring station: Take the veggie vow
  • Photo booth — featuring props & mural boards

Get Involved

Learn about the community work of:

  • Loaves and Fishes Farm for All
  • ICA Food Shelf Community Gardens
  • Tonkadale’s Grow and Give program
  • How you can get involved!
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