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Seedling Soirée 2016
Mission

The Mission of Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center is to empower students and families from diverse backgrounds to be healthy and active citizens through organic gardening, environmental stewardship, and nutrition education. Our Vision is to reconnect students and families to the natural environment through food, education and community engagement.

The Seedling Soirée is a celebration of the new and future growth of our garden and nutrition education center. This special culinary feast in the Garden features local chefs, vintners, and brewers with a unique menu showcasing the best of San Diego County's organic and sustainably produced produce, fish, meats, and confections. You will hear from local community members who have participated and benefited from our free gardening and cooking programs. 5:30pm - 7:30pm Cocktails & Appetizers, $50 5:30pm - 9:00pm Culinary Feast (includes cocktail hour), $200 Featured Chefs Carlos Anthony Salt and Cleaver RoseAna Peyron                                                                                                                                         High Dive Bar an Grill Andrea Davis Joanne Sherif Andrea's Truffles Joanne Sherif                                                                                                                                           Cardamon Amy DiBiase Tidal Kevin Templeton                                                                                                                                 barleymash Marguerite Grifka California's Table The Kitchenistas                                                                                                                                   Olivewood Gardens Christina Ng Chinita's Pies Davin Waite                                                                                                                                                 Wrench & Rodent Joe Pastry Waters Fine Food and Catering Featured Spirits Liquor by Greenbar                                                                                                                                 Snake Oil Cocktail Company                                                                                                                     Monte Xanic Bodega Vinicola Decor                                                                                                                                                                   Bottles and Wood Tables - please contact us at 619-434-4260 if you are interested in the Golden Sunflower, Monarch Butterfly, and Hummingbird sponsorships. $10,000 Golden Sunflower Sponsor 100 student visits to the Gardens Benefits include: a Culinary Feast premier table for 10, a tree planted in our educational gardens in your name, a customized private garden tour, and acknowledgement in printed and web materials $5,000 Monarch Butterfly Sponsor one parent education class or 50 student visits to the Gardens Benefits include: a Culinary Feast premier table for 10, acknowledgement in printed and web materials $2,500 Hummingbird Sponsor one teacher training or 25 student visits to the Gardens Benefits include: Culinary Feast VIP tickets for 8, acknowledgment in printed and web materials $500 Honey Bee (Honorary Committee) Ticket Sponsor one family event activity or 5 student visits to the Gardens Benefits include: 1 Culinary Feast VIP ticket, acknowledgement in printed and web materials $200 Seedling Supporter Ticket Sponsor kid-friendly set of tools or 2 student visits to the Gardens Benefits include: 1 Culinary Feast ticket (includes cocktail hour) Proceeds from the event will support the garden, kitchen, and science programs offered by Olivewood Gardens to children and adults throughout San Diego County. Olivewood Gardens empowers children and families from diverse backgrounds to be healthy and active through organic gardening, environmental stewardship, and nutrition education. Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center is a non-profit organization as identified by the IRS code. All but $60 per dinner ticket is tax-deductible. Tax ID: 26-1640148