Member Highlights: Valentine's Day the Healthy Way at Olivewood Gardens

In February 2016, Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center will celebrate love and food through unique cooking classes for families and couples. At the Farm-to-Picnic-Blanket Couple’s Cooking Class on February 14th, Chef Christina Ng will teach couples how to make tasty Asian tapas and healthy homemade soda.  Couples will then enjoy private picnics in the beautiful spring garden. Interested couples can reserve a spot, with sessions starting at 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:30 PM, and 1:30 PM. The cost is $45 per person. 

On Saturday, February 6th, families are invited to Olivewood Gardens to participate in the Kid’s Valentine Date Day for a special lunch.  Together, they will harvest, cook, and enjoy a healthy, hearty, and delicious meal.  The class is from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM and the cost is $25 per person.

To purchase tickets for the Farm-to-Picnic Blanket Couple’s Cooking Class, visit or call 619-434-4281. 

To purchase tickets for the Kid’s Valentine Date Day, visit or call 619-434-4281.

Proceeds from the event will support garden-based nutrition education for underserved communities in San Diego.

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.  Olivewood’s historic 6.85-acre property in National City, California serves as an interactive, indoor-outdoor classroom for children and adults from around San Diego County. Olivewood provides science-based environmental education lessons, hands-on gardening, and interactive cooking classes to students and families from underserved communities.

Visit us at to or call us at (619) 434-4281 to find out more about our programs. Olivewood Gardens is located at 2525 N Avenue, National City, CA 91950.