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Family Food Garden Fun: Taste the Rainbow Tour

August 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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Second workshop session
$29

Join us for a family-friendly, hands-on walking tour of our Food Garden to discover the delicious diversity of local food.

Introduce the little ones in your life to the smells, sounds, tastes, and joys of UBC Botanical Garden! Join us for a hands-on walking tour of our Food Garden to discover the delicious diversity of local food.

Our walking tour will include fun activities to engage our senses and spark a love of healthy food of all colours. Together with your little ones, learn the basics of how to identify food plants, how they grow and fun tips for harvesting.

Along the way, you will sample and explore a rainbow of healthy fruits and vegetables growing at UBC Botanical Garden! Register today to enjoy a colourful and delicious morning with your family!

Event: Family Food Garden Fun: Taste the Rainbow Tour

When: Saturday, July 17th 2022 from 10:30 to 12 pm OR Sunday, August 6th 2022 from 10:30 to 12 pm

Who: This event is designed for families and for children ages 5-12.

Where: UBC Botanical Garden entrance, 6408 SW Marine Dr., Vancouver BC. Please meet in the courtyard outside the Shop in the Garden

Cost: $29 per family (up to 2 adults & 4 under 18 yrs, ticket cost includes admission to the Garden)

How to Register: Each family will purchase ONE ticket, which includes admission for up to 2 adults & 4 under 18 yrs. During the registration process, you will be prompted to let us know how many adults and how many children will be attending. If you have accessibility or mobility challenges please contact us at garden.programs@ubc.ca so we can best accommodate your family.

About the Guide: Lauren Jackson is a summer intern at UBC Botanical Gardens. She is completing a postgraduate degree in Museum Management and Curation and thinks of the Gardens as a living museum. Lauren has almost 10 years of experience as a summer camp counsellor, and can’t wait to meet your little ones!

Questions? Don’t hesitate to reach us at: garden.programs@ubc.ca

Please Note: Parents and guardians are expected to remain with their kids for the duration of the tour. This event proceeds rain or shine. Please come dressed for the weather! We will be providing some snacks and water, but you may want to bring additional snacks and a water bottle.

Venue

UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research
6804 SW Marine Drive
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T1Z4 Canada
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