Henry Hancock (center), 2, smells spices with mom Lydia while LFK Lemaster Family Kitchen owner and chef Sean Lemaster (left) looks on during Harvest Weekend Sept. 23-24 at Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe. There was shopping from local vendors, hands-on activities for kids and families, Garden Chef Series presentations, and a cookbook swap. Photos by Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media
Luke Martin (center), 3, gets a packet of radish seeds from Lisa Hilgenberg (left), Botanic Garden fruit and vegetable horticulturist, as Luke’s mom and dad, Barb and Chris, look on.
Melinda Hill (left), of Zen of Slow Cooking, hands out samples and talks with Marlene Uy (center) and Angel Zhang.
Peter Simonsen (left) talks peppers with Sandra McCloud, of Windy City Harvest.
Katie Kritzman, 9, gets a potted pansy to take home.