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  • April 18, 2014
    • Potluck - is on hiatus. Check back for a restart announcement!
      Starts: 12:30 pm
      Ends: 2:30 pm
      Location: Chi Patio at Learning Garden at Venice High School (Venice Bl. & Walgrove near Lincoln). Free street parking on Venice, on Walgrove and sometimes in High School Adult school parking lot immediately east of Garden.
      Description: Anyone with a good attitude is welcome to join in our weekly Friday potlucks. We prefer something from your garden or your kitchen, but we aren't that picky. We are about eating good food together and enjoying community while we eat!

      Active rain or severe inclement weather cancels. Join us on our Patio on any day you don't need a heavy jacket or an umbrella!
    • Curious Palette harvest
      Starts: 1:00 pm
      Ends: 2:00 pm
      Location: LG
      Description: David and Friday afternoon high school students harvest.
  • April 19, 2014
    • WPX -
      Starts: 9:00 am
      Ends: 1:00 pm
      Location: The Shade House @ The Learning Garden
    • SLOLA meeting
      Starts: 2:00 pm
      Ends: 5:00 pm
      Location: The Learning Garden at Venice High School (Venice Bl. & Walgrove near Lincoln). Free street parking on Venice, on Walgrove and sometimes in High School Adult school parking lot immediately east of Garden.
      Description: Join 20-60 seed-lovers harvesting, saving and trading seeds. Live presentations by Master Gardener, David King at most meetings.
  • April 21, 2014
    • Greener Gardens
      Starts: 6:30 pm
      Ends: 9:30 pm
  • April 22, 2014
    • UCLA: Practices and Techniques
      Starts: 6:30 pm
      Ends: 9:30 pm
  • April 24, 2014
    • Dianna Banana
      Starts: 12:00 pm
      Ends: 4:00 pm
  • April 25, 2014
    • Potluck - is on hiatus. Check back for a restart announcement!
      Starts: 12:30 pm
      Ends: 2:30 pm
      Location: Chi Patio at Learning Garden at Venice High School (Venice Bl. & Walgrove near Lincoln). Free street parking on Venice, on Walgrove and sometimes in High School Adult school parking lot immediately east of Garden.
      Description: Anyone with a good attitude is welcome to join in our weekly Friday potlucks. We prefer something from your garden or your kitchen, but we aren't that picky. We are about eating good food together and enjoying community while we eat!

      Active rain or severe inclement weather cancels. Join us on our Patio on any day you don't need a heavy jacket or an umbrella!
    • Curious Palette harvest
      Starts: 1:00 pm
      Ends: 2:00 pm
      Location: LG
      Description: David and Friday afternoon high school students harvest.
  • April 28, 2014
    • Greener Gardens
      Starts: 6:30 pm
      Ends: 9:30 pm
  • April 29, 2014
    • UCLA: Practices and Techniques
      Starts: 6:30 pm
      Ends: 9:30 pm
  • May 2, 2014
    • Potluck - is on hiatus. Check back for a restart announcement!
      Starts: 12:30 pm
      Ends: 2:30 pm
      Location: Chi Patio at Learning Garden at Venice High School (Venice Bl. & Walgrove near Lincoln). Free street parking on Venice, on Walgrove and sometimes in High School Adult school parking lot immediately east of Garden.
      Description: Anyone with a good attitude is welcome to join in our weekly Friday potlucks. We prefer something from your garden or your kitchen, but we aren't that picky. We are about eating good food together and enjoying community while we eat!

      Active rain or severe inclement weather cancels. Join us on our Patio on any day you don't need a heavy jacket or an umbrella!
    • Curious Palette harvest
      Starts: 1:00 pm
      Ends: 2:00 pm
      Location: LG
      Description: David and Friday afternoon high school students harvest.
  • May 3, 2014
    • What To Do And When To Do It
      Starts: 10:00 am
      Ends: 12:00 pm
      Location: The Learning Garden's Chi Patio
      Description: Backyard food production class, various topics. All welcome!
  • May 5, 2014
    • Greener Gardens
      Starts: 6:30 pm
      Ends: 9:30 pm
  • May 6, 2014
    • UCLA: Practices and Techniques
      Starts: 6:30 pm
      Ends: 9:30 pm
  • May 7, 2014
    • Advisory Committee Meeting
      Starts: 11:00 am
      Ends: 12:30 pm
      Location: Chi Patio
      Description: Sorry for the time change. VHS is on spring break so we will also have a potluck! Send agenda items to Julie at ma13nn@aol.com
  • May 9, 2014
    • Potluck THIS FRIDAY ONLY - next one in June....
      Starts: 12:30 pm
      Ends: 2:30 pm
      Location: Chi Patio at Learning Garden at Venice High School (Venice Bl. & Walgrove near Lincoln). Free street parking on Venice, on Walgrove and sometimes in High School Adult school parking lot immediately east of Garden.
      Description: Anyone with a good attitude is welcome to join in our weekly Friday potlucks. We prefer something from your garden or your kitchen, but we aren't that picky. We are about eating good food together and enjoying community while we eat!

      Active rain or severe inclement weather cancels. Join us on our Patio on any day you don't need a heavy jacket or an umbrella!
    • Curious Palette harvest
      Starts: 1:00 pm
      Ends: 2:00 pm
      Location: LG
      Description: David and Friday afternoon high school students harvest.
  • May 11, 2014
    • Seed to Sale Market Day
      Starts: 8:30 am
      Ends: 12:00 pm

Fava Leaf Pesto (Recipe!)

With flowers, this what fava leaves look like -
remove the stems before using.

makes 1 cup
2 cups fava leaves, stems removed
1/4 cup walnuts, toasted
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup olive oil
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
1 garlic clove
1/4 teaspoon salt
freshly cracked pepper to taste


Mince garlic in the food processor.  Add the fava leaves, walnuts, salt, and lemon juice.  With food processor running, drizzle in the olive oil.  Blend until mixture is smooth and uniform.  You will probably need to scrape down the sides.  Add parmesan and pulse until mixture is combined.  Season to taste with salt and pepper.  Serve immediately on pasta, pizza, or toast.  Store any left over in an airtight container in the refrigerator.



david

Fava Leaf Pesto (Recipe!)

With flowers, this what fava leaves look like -
remove the stems before using.

makes 1 cup
2 cups fava leaves, stems removed
1/4 cup walnuts, toasted
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup olive oil
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
1 garlic clove
1/4 teaspoon salt
freshly cracked pepper to taste


Mince garlic in the food processor.  Add the fava leaves, walnuts, salt, and lemon juice.  With food processor running, drizzle in the olive oil.  Blend until mixture is smooth and uniform.  You will probably need to scrape down the sides.  Add parmesan and pulse until mixture is combined.  Season to taste with salt and pepper.  Serve immediately on pasta, pizza, or toast.  Store any left over in an airtight container in the refrigerator.



david