The New York Botanical Garden hosts Edible Academy Family Garden Picnic

Henry Gibson (c) presents a headband made of marigold flowers to his mother, Christine while his sister, Josephine, watches.
Photo by Laura Stone

The New York Botanical Garden hosted The Edible Academy Family Garden Picnic, a celebration of organic vegetable gardening and cooking, on Sunday, September 27. Taking place in the Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden, the afternoon of outdoor discovery featured special guests Chef Carla Hall, co-host of ABC’s The Chew, and chefs from Mario Batali restaurants: Andy Nusser and Anthony Sasso. The attendees were treated to a picnic and live cooking demonstrations. Pictured, (r) Katie Corricory and (far r) Ajay Bedi with creations made at the Pickle Making stand ran by (l-r) Susanne Costa, Veronica Gayanelo and Sheryl Solomon. (Insert) (l-r) Frances Hornbostel and Alexandra Rowe help prepare fruits and veggies for Chef Anthony Sasso as he speaks to the crowd.Photo by Laura Stone

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