Mario Batali's Edible Garden - New York Botanical Garden
Hours: 1:30-6pm daily
Price: $20; $18 students/seniors; $8 children ages 2-12; free children ages 2 and younger
Bronx River Parkway (exit 7W) and Fordham Road - 718-817-8700
Bronx, NY 10458
Description: Mario Batali's Edible Garden returns to the Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden, bringing plenty of fun for adults and kids alike, with cooking demonstrations in the Whole Foods Market Family Garden Kitchen, daily, family-friendly activities, and hands-on gardening. As a Garden friend and chef extraordinaire, Mario Batali has a featured role during The Edible Garden. Visit "Mario Batali's Kitchen Gardens," an interactive space filled with beds of vegetables and herbs where you can pick up recipes for his popular dishes, and learn how to create fresh, seasonal family meals. The fun culminates with a visit by Mario himself during the Festival Weekend in September. Through October 28.