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Cooking Demo: Cooking with Figs

Sunday, September 9, 2018

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.

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Growing figs in New York City often evolves from a garden pastime into a garden passion.

Fruit expert and Senior Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day discusses the best fig varieties for containers and offers tips for cultivating figs (Ficus carica) in urban gardens.

A chef from Wave Hill exclusive caterer Great Performances shares samples of seasonal figs and demonstrates figgy recipes for your anticipated backyard bounty.

An optional walk to the Herb Garden follows, to see Wave Hill’s fig trees in situ.

Free with admission to the grounds.


Wave Hill House in Wave Hill Accessible
West 249th Street and Independence Avenue
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Free with admission to the grounds. Admission is $8 Adults, $4 Students and Seniors 65+, $2 Children 6+, Free to Members and children under 6.

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