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Cultivating Conversation: A Dine and Learn Series

Visit Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center for an intimate outdoor dinner, guided tour, and thought-provoking discussion in our beautiful garden setting. Engage with local experts and enjoy authentic farm-to-table cuisine from a celebrated San Diego restaurant.


Featured Restaurant: Tender Green

Featured Speaker: Sam "The Cooking Guy"

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Kids! Do you love to cook, explore, and get your hands in the dirt?
Spend the day at Olivewood Gardens!

Healthy Holidays Cooking Class

Join us on Sunday, April 9th , 11am-1:30pm for a fun and informative cooking class. You will get to harvest from the Garden, make traditional holiday dishes with a healthy twist, and take home produce to try out your new recipes at home!

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Gardening 101: Integrated Disease and Pest Control

Understand more about diseases and pests in your garden and learn how to combat them with an integrated, holistic approach.

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Saturday, April 29th, 9am-11am

We're excited to announce we have been awarded a grant from The San Diego Foundation to expand our Cooking for Salud program to reach the aging Filipino population!

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Happy News!

Olivewood Gardens featured in Azteca America

Thanks so much to Mission Federal Credit Union for sponsoring the ad, the Azteca crew for their awesome filming expertise, and Olivewood Kitchenistas Patty for being such an amazing advocate for Olivewood.

You can help us make a difference!

Your contribution supports healthy, empowered communities and our unique hands-on cooking, gardening, science lessons that engage children, parents, and families.

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The Kitchenistas of National City

Next Screening! The Kitchenistas of National City will be featured on March 29th at 5:30pm at UCSD. Get free tickets here: http://www.kitchenistasfilm.eventbrite.com/

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Field Trips: Monday-Saturday, 9am-2pm (for information about scheduling click here)
Public Tours:
Tuesdays, 10am (for reservations, email Healy)
Open House: Once a month, 10am-1pm (More Info)



Passionate about garden-based nutrition education?  Come volunteer with Olivewood!  (More Info)


Specialty ProduceProduce Stand!

Nourish your body with local produce! For a donation, get produce from the garden during our Open House Days! (More Info)



Open House!

Come see our organic garden and historic home during our monthly Open House. (More Info)