San Jose Family Festa, August 24th – 25th

The Italian Garden Project presents Fascination of Figs! Saturday August 24, 2019 1:30 – 2:30 PM Location:  Italia Stage See the full schedule of events at History Park at Kelley Park 1650 Senter Road, San Jose, CA 95112 The allure of fig growing goes beyond the sweet reward of the sun-ripened fruit. For many,… Read more »


FigFest! September 15, 2019

Come Celebrate the Joy of Figs! September 15, 2019 2:00 – 5:00PM Location:  Wigle Barrelhouse and Whiskey Garden 1055 Spring Garden Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 Click here for Tickets:$35 Children age 11 and under free Includes: ~Fig-based delicacies demonstrated and prepared by Vallozzi Exec Chef Josiah Henry (see photos)~ ~A complimentary Wigle cocktail of your… Read more »

October 27th, 2016: Wine Tasting

Celebrate Italian Heritage Month with HOT ITALIAN and The Italian Garden Project.  Join us on October 27th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm HOT ITALIAN Pizzeria in Davis. HOT ITALIAN will be sampling family owned and sustainably farmed Italian wines from 5:30 to 7:30pm.  The Italian Garden Project will give an overview of our work… Read more »

October 2, 2016: Italian Heritage Day

Sunday, October 2nd, 2016 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Heinz History Center 1212 Smallman St Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Join us at the Heinz History Center in downtown Pittsburgh to celebrate and learn about Italian Heritage.  Come visit our table to learn how to cure Calabrian cracked olives.  We’ll also have experienced fig tree growers on… Read more »

September 18, 2016: Fantastic Figs Class

Everything you ever wanted to know about growing fig trees. Sunday September 18th, 2016 1:00pm – 3:00pm Pandola Learning Center, Baltimore Maryland Want to grow fig trees? Have a tree and want to learn more about caring for it? Did your tree suffer damage from this past cold winter? Learn how to grow fig trees… Read more »

August 27-28, 2016: Italian Family Festa – San Jose

August 27th and 28th, 2016 History Park, San Jose, California The Italian Garden Project will be participating in this year’s Italian Family Festa.  Join us in San Jose’s History Park August 27th and 28th!  Be sure to visit us in the Italian Cultural Village, and don’t miss Mary’s talk Saturday the 27th at 1:30 pm. … Read more »

May 3, 2015: Spring Foraging with Slow Food Pittsburgh

Sunday, 11am – 1pm Italian immigrants brought to America the tradition of foraging for food in the wild. Learn about this time-honored practice of harvesting healthy, naturally grown food with Mary Menniti of The Italian Garden Project and Rosemarie Perla, SFP member and Teach a Community to Cook leader. WHO: Bring the family and learn… Read more »