California Native Garden Foundation presents

ELSEE Open House & Tasting Tour

Come see our urban farm & native garden!

Sat Sep 21, 2013
California Native Garden Foundation - Middlebrook Gardens
Restaurants, Attractions, Food & Drink Event/Festival


The Middlebrook Center, home to CNGF and the ELSEE education program, invite you to a special day in celebration of the harvest and first day of autumn. At 10:00 a.m. our gates will open wide and all are invited to spend time with our interns, volunteers, partners and students in our urban farm and native garden. Bring the children and the whole family for a fun day of activities and a special garden lunch served by some incredible people.

In the morning, you can enjoy these activities:

Help us harvest the edibles growing throughout our garden.
Get a personal tasting tour from one of our knowledgeable interns.
Visit our farmers market area with freshly harvested and prepared foods from our garden.
Collect seed pods from our native plants and take some home.
Buy plants from our nursery.
Do a crop exchange; bring in your home harvested fruits, vegetables, eggs, etc., and trade for some of our harvest.
Talk to representatives from local CSA’s (community supported agriculture) and get signed up for weekly pick up service in our garden.

At Noon

Eat a most delicious garden lunch prepared by our talented interns.
Hear a talk from Alrie Middlebrook founder of CNGF/ELSEE.
Socialize and build our community of forward thinking people.

FREE ENTRY, $2-5 donation suggested: all proceeds go to our non-profit ELSEE Teaching program

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  1. California Native Garden Foundation - Middlebrook Gardens
    76 Race Street, San Jose, CA