The National Organization of Italian American Women, Greater New York Region and the Staten Island Network and Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden will present Giardino Toscano, Erbe Mediterranee e Cultura Del Cibo, Tuscan Garden, Mediterranean Herbs and Food Culture. The event will take place on May 15 from 5:30 to 8:30pm at the beautiful Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden located at 1000 Richmond Terrace in Staten Island. Tickets are $10 for members and $20 for non-members. Advance registration is required and spaces are limited.
Join NOIAW members and friends for this co-sponsored cultural event that integrates and presents three central contexts: gardens, herbs and cuisine. A private tour of the Richmond County Savings Foundation Tuscan Garden, an exquisite formal garden modeled after the grounds at the Villa Gamberaia in Florence, Italy, will be led by a Snug Harbor educator.
Rossella Rago, host of the Cooking with Nonna show and author of the “Cooking with Nonna” cookbook will provide a hands-on presentation, emphasizing Italian heritage. Skye Suter will present the history and food culture of Mediterranean herbs.