Green Thumb and Salad Toes Gardening and Cooking Camp

Monday 7/9 through Friday 7/13 from 10:00am to 12:30pm

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If you’ve ever dreamed up having a green thumb and salad toes to make you a whiz in the kitchen, this camp is for you!

Spend five fun-filled days digging, planting, drawing, writing, harvesting, and cooking with educator and gardener extraordinaire, Martha Hall, and Maite Gomez-Rejon of ArtBites.

Each day, children will learn about the amazing world of plants and discover what makes gardens thrive through lively discussion, game playing, and hands-on gardening. Children will harvest ingredients for a hands-on cooking class and culminate the day with a group meal enjoyed in the garden.

A summer well spent!

Registration is required as space is limited to 6 children. The camp is located in LA’s Miracle Mile area. Exact address given upon registration. ($400)

Ages 5 to 8

about Martha Hall:
Martha is a native New Englander and comes from a long line of gardeners and home cooks. A former coordinator at New Roads School and a contributor to Mommy Poppins, Martha now manages the Playa Vista Farmers Market and is an educator with Food Forward, teaching 5th graders about food waste issues. She has a BA in art history from Brown University and is the mom of two teenage boys.

about Maite Gomez-Rejon:
Maite has a BFA from the University of Texas at Austin, an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a Grande Diplome from the French Culinary Institute in New York. Maite has worked in the education departments of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, and the J. Paul Getty Museum, and has worked as a private chef. Maite is the founder and manager of ArtBites, art and culinary history combined with hands-on cooking instruction which she teaches across the country. She has been a guest on the Today Show, featured in Food & Wine magazine, and interviewed on NPRs Splendid Table. She is a contributor to Life & Thyme, Edible LA, and other publications.

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