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Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center

Inspire youth and adults to be healthy and active citizens through organic gardening, environmental education, and nutrition education.

A community free of diet-related health conditions and a thriving environment.

Core Values:
Equity – Inclusive and culturally responsive, we are committed to acting with respect, openness, and a desire to understand, value, and support our community.
Integrity – Guided by honesty, loyalty, and a commitment to confidentiality, Olivewood Gardens is responsive and respectful to the needs of all our program participants, guests, volunteers, donors and staff. We pride ourselves in doing what we say we are going to do and creating a safe space for our community
Transformative – Using innovation and data-driven approaches, Olivewood’s activities create deep, impactful, and sustainable change
Community – Olivewood welcomes all residents of National City, south San Diego and beyond. Our kitchen and garden are inclusive to all, and reflect the warmth of the community we serve.
Health – Olivewood’s programs are centered on wellness and health. We serve as a resource for people looking to live a healthier lifestyle.

Olivewood’s purpose is to build healthy families and a healthy environment. We work with children, families and adults through hands on classes in the garden and the kitchen.

Upcoming event at Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center

Chefcitos: ¿Qué Pasa, Calabaza?

  • Saturday, October 9, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • English — It's that time of year again! Days are getting shorter, Halloween is around the corner, and Pumpkin spice flavors everything, which means it's time for our annual Qué Pasa, Calabasa Chefcitos class. We'll be making some seasonal goodies to celebrate the fall season. Chefcitos will chop, blend, and season their own dishes while learning how wonderful seasonal squash can taste. Español — ¡Llega el otoño otra vez! Los ... Read more

All upcoming events at Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center

Chefcitos: ¿Qué Pasa, Calabaza?October 9, 2021

Fermentation 101October 16, 2021

Past events

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Business hours

Monday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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