Thank you for your interest in Lifelong Learning. This class has been cancelled due to low enrollment.
Questions? Call us at 239.634.7275 or email us at LLL@naplesgarden.org.
Have you heard of jicama, turmeric, ginger, velvet beans, Okinawa, and Malabar spinach? These tasty and nutritious tropical foods can be grown in our hot and humid climate; learn where to find them, how to grow them, and how to eat them!
- Tuesday, April 10
- 10am-12pm, FGCU Kapnick Center Buehler Auditorium at Naples Botanical Garden
- $15 Members / $20 Non-Members
Deana Bess’ life-long passion for gardening and healthy living began as a young girl in a farming community in Northern Michigan. After personally experiencing the powerful healing of organic foods and sustainable living, she has the pleasure and passion to help others grow healthy food in a sustainable and earth-friendly way. Deana is a retired Navy Chief Petty Officer and holds an associate’s degree in Management Information Systems, a bachelor’s degree in Business Management, and a master’s degree in Education. In addition to being a certified Square Foot Gardner Instructor, Deana is also a certified Florida Nursey, Growers, and Landscape Association (FNGLA) Horticulture Professional and a Natural-Organic Gardener by Texas Organic Research Center. Currently she works part-time as a gardener at Food and Thought Organic General Store and Café’ in Naples, FL, which entails caring for the plants, helping wonderful customers, and hosting classes about gardening.
Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.