Think and Drink Desert Botanical Garden

Think and Drink Desert Botanical Garden

Inspired by Wild Rising by Cracking Art

Listen to talks and discussions from experts, scholars and industry professionals, as they share their insight about topical issues. Afterward, mingle with friends over drinks and yard games, with music spun by DJ Davina. Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co. will be on-site each night sampling their seasonal favorites.

Upcoming Discussions

Jan. 29

Building Community Through Food with Chef Gabe Gardner, Farm to Table Manager of Local First Arizona Foundation, joined by Courtney and Chris Marks of Shrubwell
Chef Gabe Gardner, of Local First Arizona, runs the Fuerza Local Community Kitchen, which incubates start-up food businesses interested in creating a vibrant and diverse local food economy. He has built a community of entrepreneurs, who use the space to build their business with the belief that a localized food system benefits us all.

Shrubwell is the creation of Courtney and Chris Marks. Whether they are traveling for work or exploring the Valley, they are always seeking out good food. They’ve made a lot of amazing discoveries along the way and are super excited to be contributing something they love back into the food world. Sample Shrubwell’s shrub and hear about Courtney and Chris’ journey alongside Chef Gabe.

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Jan 29 2020


7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Members: $25 | General: $35


Phoenix AZ


Desert Botanical Garden
Desert Botanical Garden, North Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Desert Botanical Garden


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