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Olivewood Gardens: Seedling Soiree

Seedling Soirée 2016

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                     RoseAna Peyron
Salt and Cleaver                   High Dive Bar an Grill

Andrea Davis                       Joanne Sherif
Andrea's Truffles                  Cardamon

Amy DiBiase                        Kevin Templeton
Tidal                              barleymash

Marguerite Grifka                  The Kitchenistas
California's Table                 Olivewood Gardens

Christina Ng                       Davin Waite        
Chinita's Pies                     Wrench & Rodent

Joe Pastry
Waters Fine Food and Catering

Featured Cocktails
Liquor by Greenbar                

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