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Got Green? 2019


Saturday, March 16
10 am – 4 pm

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.

Vegan Cooking Demos

10:30 – 11:30 am

“Raw Food Diet” with Bastyr University
Raw taco lettuce boats

12:30 – 1:30 am
Cooking Demo with Chef Marian Meyers
2:30 – 3:30 am
Healthy, Delicious, Environmentally Friendly Meat Alternatives with Chef Liz Gary
Vegan St Patrick’s Day dish!

Corned “beef” sandwich on rye with a sauerkraut and creamy Chao cheese

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

12:00 – 12:30 pm

2:00 – 2:30 am
20 Recipes to Make with Sauerkraut Brine

“Advantages of a Plant Based Diet” with Marianne Vaughn
11:00 – 11:15 am
1:00 – 1:15 pm

Composting Workshop with Solana Center for Environmental Innovation
11:00 – 11:30 am
11:45 – 12:15 pm

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

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

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

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

Afternoon Live Entertainment at the Food Court
12:00 – 1:30 pm
Hummingbird Hotel

2:00 – 3:30 pm

Elizabeth Yandel

Food Vendors

Aloha Acai Bowls
Daily Harvest Express

Edible Alchemy 
Fully Loaded Micro Juicery
Harmless Eats
The Rush Coffee
Veg’n Out

Green Market Place
Botanical Jay & Company
Canna-CBD Health
Cultivating the Curious
Dian’s Herbs
Ecolife Conservation
Farm Fresh to You
Mr. Fertilizer
Norwood Music Studios
SDBG Plant Shop
SDBG Membership
Solana Center for Environmental Innovation
Urban Remedy

Got Green?

Photos: Rachel Cobb