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Got Green? 2019


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Got Green?
Grow… Eat… Live…

Gather ideas on how to live a more sustainable lifestyle with organic gardening tips, plant-based cooking demos, vegan food vendors, live entertainment and a Green Marketplace!

Interested in learning more about how to live a plant-based lifestyle? Have you ever wondered how to reduce your carbon footprint, but don’t know where to start? Need tips on planting, growing and harvesting vegetables in your own yard, garden or patio?

Learn the answers to these questions and more at San Diego Botanic Garden’s brand new ‘Got Green?’ event. Join us on Saturday, March 16 from 10 am – 4 pm for a fun-filled day of educational workshops, how-to demos, vegan food trucks, live entertainment and more!

Come shop – or just learn more – at our Green Marketplace featuring natural products and services to help yourself and your family lead a more sustainable lifestyle.

Educational demonstrations include:

  • Vegan cooking demos
  • Fermenting demos
  • Organic Gardening demo
  • Aquaponics demo by Ecolife Conservation
  • Composting demo by Solana Center for Environmental Innovation
  • Herb Garden Walk
  • Fruit Garden Tour

Cost: This event is free with membership or paid admission.


Schedule of Events

10:00 – 10:30 am
Fermenting Demos with Edible Alchemy 
A Dairy-free Yogurt Alternative

10:00 -  11:00 am              
Guided Fruit Garden Tour with SDBG 

10:30 – 11:30 am              
Raw Food Diet Cooking Demo with Bastyr University 
“Raw taco lettuce boats”

10:30 – 11:30 am              
Aquaponics Workshop with Ecolife Conservation 

11:00 – 11:15 am              
Advantages of a Plant Based Diet w/  Marianne Vaughn 

11:00 – 11:30 am              
Composting Workshop with Solana Center for Environmental Innovation

11:00 – 12:00 pm             
Guided Herb Garden Walk with SDBG 

11:45 – 12:15 pm             
Composting Workshop with Solana Center for Environmental Innovation

11:45 – 12:45 pm             
"Grow Your Own Veggies at Home" How-To Demo with Ben Kotnik

12:00 – 12:30 pm             
Fermenting Demos with Edible Alchemy 

12:30 – 1:00 pm 
Why are Backyard Chicken like Potato Chips?
An informal conversation around the Chicken Pen.

12:00 – 1:30 pm                
Live Entertainment by Hummingbird Hotel
Food Court Stage

12:30 – 1:30 pm                
Vegan can be fun! Cooking Demo with Chef Marian 
“Vegan Lasagna”

1:00 -  1:15 pm                
Advantages of a Plant Based Diet w/ Marianne Vaughn 

2:00 – 2:30 pm                
Fermenting Demos with Edible Alchemy 
20 Recipes to Make with Sauerkraut Brine

2:00 – 3:30 pm                
Live Entertainment by Elizabeth Yandel 
Food Court Stage

2:30 – 3:30 pm                
Delicious Meat Alternatives with Chef Liz Gary
Vegan St. Patrick’s Day dish! 
“Corned “beef” sandwich on rye with a sauerkraut and creamy Chao cheese”

Food Vendors

Aloha Acai Bowls
Amame Desserts
Daily Harvest Express
The Dole Whip Guy
Edible Alchemy 
Fully Loaded Micro Juicery
Harmless Eats
The Rush Coffee
Veg’n Out

Green Market Place
Botanical Jay & Company
Canna-CBD Health
Chef Marian
The Conscious Cook
Cultivating the Curious
Diane’s Herbs
Ecolife Conservation
Farm Fresh to You

Lean and Green Kids
Mr. Fertilizer
Noel Enterprises
Norwood Music Studios
Plum Brilliance
SDBG Plant Shop
SDBG Membership
Solana Center for Environmental Innovation
Urban Remedy

Got Green?

Photos: Rachel Cobb