Events

Book Club

Next Meeting: December 19, 6–7:30pm
Do you love plants, food and books? Explore books focused on food, gardening and the environment. Each meeting will include a rich educational experience. Refreshments are provided.


Gardener of Versailles: My Life in the World’s Grandest Garden by Alain Baraton May 15, 6–7:30pm
AEP Education Pavilion
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Lab Girl by Hope Jahren August 14, 6–7:30pm
Meeting Room A
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At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier November 13, 6–7:30pm
The Wells Barn
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$15, $8 for members



Retired Plant Sale

Saturday March 18, 9am–4pm
A wide variety of tropical foliage and blooming plants, along with hundreds of unique orchids from the Orchids exhibition, for sale at reduced prices ranging from $3–$50. Open at 8am for members.
$3–$50

Live Fire Sunday

May 7, 1–4pm
Check out the Live Fire Cooking Theater and sample food hot off the flames in these casual cooking demonstrations. First Sundays of the month. In May, sample wood-fired pizzas in the margarita style made in the brick oven and the Big Green Egg.

Samples available. Donations accepted.

Live Fire Sunday

June 4, 1–4pm
Check out the Live Fire Cooking Theater and sample food hot off the flames in these casual cooking demonstrations. First Sundays of the month. In June, sample porchetta on the campfire spit.

Samples available. Donations accepted.

Live Fire Sunday

July 2, 1–4pm
Check out the Live Fire Cooking Theater and sample food hot off the flames in these casual cooking demonstrations. First Sundays of the month. In July, try fish tacos prepared using the Big Green Egg.

Samples available. Donations accepted.

Live Fire Sunday

August 6, 1–4pm
Check out the Live Fire Cooking Theater and sample food hot off the flames in these casual cooking demonstrations. First Sundays of the month. In August, sample spicy turkey sliders on the Aztec grill. 

Samples available. Donations accepted.

Live Fire Sunday

September 3, 1–4pm
Check out the Live Fire Cooking Theater and sample food hot off the flames in these casual cooking demonstrations. First Sundays of the month. In September, try spatch-cocked chicken with grilled onions on the Aztec grill.

Samples available. Donations accepted.

Live Fire Sunday

October 8, 1–4pm
Check out the Live Fire Cooking Theater and sample food hot off the flames in these casual cooking demonstrations. First Sundays of the month. In October, sample paella on the campfire.

Samples available. Donations accepted.

Live Fire Sunday

November 5, 1–4pm
Check out the Live Fire Cooking Theater and sample food hot off the flames in these casual cooking demonstrations. First Sundays of the month. In November, try moroccan ancient grain stew with root vegetables and fruit cobbler in the Rumford cooking fireplace.

Samples available. Donations accepted.