NYBG Serves Culinary Kids Workshops

Mia Grade (r) made a maraca using culinary tools with the help of Craig Miller and Nancy Lopez of NYBG’s Children’s Education at the Vegetable Orchestra stand.
Photo by Laura Stone

Children and their families celebrated the relationships among plants and their favorite foods from Saturday, February 18 to Monday, February 20 at the New York Botanical Garden’s Culinary Kids Weekend.

Layah Dean stretched some dough she kneaded at the No Rise Pizza Dough stand.
Photo by Laura Stone

Staff from the Children’s Education Department guided visitors through a variety of delicious activities including activity stations, culinary workshops and cooking demonstrations.

Michael Feltman chopped fruits and veggies with Susanne Costa’s assistance at Chop Shop.
Photo by Laura Stone

Chef Michelle Warner (l) presented herbs to Jada Concepcion (c) for the Lemony Chicken Soup and Dilly Vegetable dumplings the kids helped create.
Photo by Laura Stone

Sisters Josie (l) and Brooke showed off the veggie and fruit kabobs they made at Chop Shop.
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Layah Dean (l) worked with Veniece Pinnock of NYBG Children’s Education to create some No Rise Pizza Dough made with natural ingredients including honey.
Photo by Laura Stone

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