Raw foods guru Gerri French led a garden-to-table inspired cooking class at Carpinteria Garden Park on July 13. A professional dietitian, French demonstrated the preparation of a gourmet raw foods meal featuring legumes, grains and dressings. Following the cooking demo, class participants enjoyed the nutrition-packed meal. For more Garden Park activities, visit carp-garden.com.

What’s growing in the Garden Park …

A lot more than you think. Everything from peaches to corn can be found this time of year at the garden. Here’s a sample of some surprising small harvests.

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