top of page

sáb 01 de jun

|

Slow Food Lake Tahoe Gardens

Grow-Your-Own - a Truckee Community Festival

Purchase your high elevation edible seedlings and pick them up at this FREE community event celebrating the joys and benefits of edible gardening in high elevation regions.

Grow-Your-Own - a Truckee Community Festival
Grow-Your-Own - a Truckee Community Festival

Time & Location

01 jun 2024, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Slow Food Lake Tahoe Gardens, 8000 Estates Dr, Truckee, CA 96161, USA

About The Event

VIEW DETAILS OF THE HIGH ELEVATION SEEDLING SETS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE

View a full list of the Truckee event activities

Join us for the 2nd annual Grow-Your-Own Festival, a FREE community event celebrating the joys and benefits of edible gardening in high elevation regions - hosted at three unique locations, Tahoe City, Truckee, and South Lake Tahoe.  These special events will feature a high elevation seedling sale and edible gardening demos with a special emphasis on watershed-friendly practices. Whether you are a seasoned gardener or just starting out, this event has something for everyone. Come grow with us!

Register below to attend the FREE festival and/or reserve your high elevation edible garden seedlings available for pick up at the event. This year's seedling sets specifically chosen for our unique mountain climate include:

  • peas & beans
  • leafy greens
  • tomatoes & peppers
  • edible flowers
  • squash & pumpkins
  • onions & leeks
  • potatoes
  • root crops
  • micro-greens

Availability is very limited, we encourage you to reserve in advance. Your purchase will help support the future of the Grow Your Own program.  (view details of the high elevation seedling sets available for purchase)

UCCE Master Gardeners of Lake Tahoe will be providing informative hands-on demonstrations and will be available to answer all your questions about what grows best in our region. They will cover topics such as plant selection, soil preparation, watershed friendly practices, and pest control.  Additional demonstrations and vendors will be exhibiting container gardens, raised garden beds, compost, and more.

For those looking for inspiration, you can tour the gardens at each location to get ideas for your own garden or, chat with various vendors about the best gardening pratcices for our area.  FREE kids activities will be available to inspire the little ones too.  And, learn about volunteer opportunities that help you learn as you grow!

The Grow-Your-Own Garden Festival is a must-attend event for anyone interested in edible gardening or simply looking for a fun and educational day out. All-ages are welcome at these family friendly events. Come join us and be inspired with new skills to create your own edible garden in our high elevation community.

The Grow-Your-Own program is brought to you by the UCCE Master Gardeners of Lake Tahoe, UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center, The Great Basin Institute, and Slow Food Lake Tahoe.  Your purcahse of seedlings will greatly help support the future of the Grow-Your-Own program.  We appreciate your support of our programs!

Are you an organization or vendor that’s interested in showcasing at the event?  Get in touch with us:

Tahoe City:  antoy@ucdavis.edu

Truckee:  info@slowfoodlaketahoe.org

South Lake Tahoe:  christyfarms@icloud.com

Grow-Your-Own Festivals in 2024:

Tickets

  • Festival RSVP

    Add your name to the guest list if you plan to attend the FREE Grow Your Own Festival - A high elevation edible garden community event

    USD 0.00
  • Donation of Support

    Thank you for your donation to help support future Grow Your Own programs! We use your donations to help purchase additional edible plants for local community gardens and schools - providing education and nutritional equality for your local community.

    $
  • Peas & Beans

    La venta finaliza el: 27-may, 11:55 p.m.

    Register to pick up a set of high elevation PEAS & BEANS at the TRUCKEE location, Saturday, June 1st, 11am-2pm. View the main event description for details about what's included. Seed/Seedling sets that are not picked up will be donated to the local garden, no refunds will be given. Thank you for your support of the program!

    USD 15.00
  • Leafy Greens

    La venta finaliza el: 27-may, 11:55 p.m.

    Register to pick up a set of high elevation LEAFY GREENS at the TRUCKEE location, Saturday, June 1st, 11am-2pm. View the main event description for details about what's included. Seed/Seedling sets that are not picked up will be donated to the local garden, no refunds will be given. Thank you for your support of the program!

    USD 15.00
  • Tomatoes & Peppers

    La venta finaliza el: 27-may, 11:55 p.m.

    Register to pick up a set of high elevation TOMATOES & PEPPERS at the TRUCKEE location, Saturday, June 1st, 11am-2pm. View the main event description for details about what's included. Seed/Seedling sets that are not picked up will be donated to the local garden, no refunds will be given. Thank you for your support of the program!

    USD 20.00
  • Edible Flowers

    La venta finaliza el: 27-may, 11:55 p.m.

    Register to pick up a set of high elevation EDIBLE FLOWERS at the TRUCKEE location, Saturday, June 1st, 11am-2pm. View the main event description for details about what's included. Seed/Seedling sets that are not picked up will be donated to the local garden, no refunds will be given. Thank you for your support of the program!

    USD 15.00
  • Squash & Pumpkins

    La venta finaliza el: 27-may, 11:55 p.m.

    Register to pick up a set of high elevation SQUASH & PUMPKINS at the TRUCKEE location, Saturday, June 1st, 11am-2pm. View the main event description for details about what's included. Seed/Seedling sets that are not picked up will be donated to the local garden, no refunds will be given. Thank you for your support of the program!

    USD 15.00
  • Onions & Leeks

    La venta finaliza el: 27-may, 11:55 p.m.

    Register to pick up a set of high elevation ONIONS & LEEKS at the TRUCKEE location, Saturday, June 1st, 11am-2pm. View the main event description for details about what's included. Seed/Seedling sets that are not picked up will be donated to the local garden, no refunds will be given. Thank you for your support of the program!

    USD 15.00
  • Potatoes

    La venta finaliza el: 27-may, 11:55 p.m.

    Register to pick up a set of high elevation POTATOES at the TRUCKEE location, Saturday, June 1st, 11am-2pm. View the main event description for details about what's included. Seed/Seedling sets that are not picked up will be donated to the local garden, no refunds will be given. Thank you for your support of the program!

    USD 15.00
  • Root Crops

    La venta finaliza el: 27-may, 11:55 p.m.

    Register to pick up a set of high elevation ROOT CROPS at the TRUCKEE location, Saturday, June 1st, 11am-2pm. View the main event description for details about what's included. Seed/Seedling sets that are not picked up will be donated to the local garden, no refunds will be given. Thank you for your support of the program!

    USD 15.00
  • Micro-Greens

    La venta finaliza el: 27-may, 11:55 p.m.

    Register to pick up a set of high elevation MICRO-GREENS at the TRUCKEE location, Saturday, June 1st, 11am-2pm. View the main event description for details about what's included. Seed/Seedling sets that are not picked up will be donated to the local garden, no refunds will be given. Thank you for your support of the program!

    USD 5.00

Total

USD 0.00

Share This Event

bottom of page