San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden Presents:

Build an Earth Oven Weekend Workshops

with N’credible Edible owners Jordan and Meleah

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA – Wood fired earth ovens are very user friendly, incorporate recycled materials and create a wonderful outdoor dining experience. Join the earth oven masters from N’credible Edibles at the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden for a workshop series that will take you through the whole process of designing, building andcooking with your very own earth oven, while gaining hands-on experience constructing one in the Children’s Garden! Workshops will take place on Saturdays and Sundays throughout March. Enroll in single day workshops, or save by enrolling for a full weekend, or the entire month-long workshop!

Topic and activities to be covered include: creating sand forms, incorporating recycled materials, developing insulation layers, sculpting, applying finishing plaster, making baking doors, firing the oven and cooking!

Saturday-Sunday, March 7-8, from 9 AM to 3 PMLearn about site selection, material choices, design basics and start building the oven pedestal and benches.

Saturday-Sunday, March 14-15, from 9 AM to 3 PM Learn the process of designing an efficient earthen oven. From design concept to material choices, get more hands-on experience as we will start to build the oven's first layer and plaster the pedestal and benches.

Saturday-Sunday, March 21-22, from 9 AM to 3 PM

As the project comes together, learn how to add plaster for protection and smoothing. We will discuss the optimal thickness of oven walls, and begin adding our final touches.

Save as you learn! Each class is $30 for the day, or save by signing up for weekend and entire workshop discounts. To enroll, or for more information visit slobg.org/earthoven, or email education@slobg.org.

N’credible Ediblesowners Jordan and Meleah are experienced advocates of permaculture who have been designing and building unique health-conscious gardens on the central coast. Jordan and Meleah have built numerous earth ovens in the area that help connect people with growing, cooking and eating their own healthful foods.

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About San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden is located at 3450 Dairy Creek Rd. It is spread out on 150 acres in El Chorro Regional Park off Highway One between Morro Bay and San Luis Obispo. When the master plan is complete, the Garden will be the only garden of its kind in the United States exclusively devoted to the ecosystems and plants of the five Mediterranean climate regions of the world. Through its programs and facilities, the Garden fosters an appreciation and understanding of the relationship between people and nature and encourages a sense of stewardship for the natural environment. To learn more visit slobg.org the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden Facebook page.