Chef Roberto Alcocer Zardain, one of the most renowned Chefs of the region. Photo by Roberto Alcocer
Monday 12—Edible plants of Baja California, its types, characteristics and uses in the kitchen
In Baja California, approximately 40% of all plants are edible, although the plant variety used to cook is minimal. Conference attendees will learn about the wide range of plants that the indigenous used to cook, will learn about the ingredients, uses and recipes from Baja California's first inhabitants. Conference by the renowned Chef Roberto Alcocer Zardain. From 7pm to 8:30pm in the Terra Peninsular Community Center and Gallery. Conference in Spanish. Free admission.
Thursday 15—Plants of Shell Middens of Baja California
Shell middens are not just an accumulation of shells of mollusks, they are archeological evidence of the region's past. Conference by Sula Vanderplank, Terra Peninsular Science Advisor. From 7pm to 8:30pm in the Terra Peninsular Community Center and Gallery. Conference in Spanish. Free admission.
Saturday 17—Pine Basketry Workshop
Since remote times, baskets have been used all over the Peninsula of Baja California for recollection, processing and storage of food. In this workshop, attendees will learn the secrets of pine basketry and will create their own personal basket. Given by Melina Vaquero, a La Huerta community Kumeyaay Indian. From 11am to 1pm at the Terra Peninsular Community Center and Gallery. Workshop given in Spanish. Cost $100 pesos (includes materials).
Thursday 22—Landscape Heritage of Ensenada
Conference on the Ensenada region native plants, about their aesthetic, economic and sustainability value, as well as on the care of our natural landscapes and better understanding of Landscape Architecture. Given by Landscape Architect Raquel Palacios. From 7pm to 8:30pm at the Terra Peninsular Community Center and Gallery. Conference in Spanish. Free admission.
Natural Protected Areas photograph exhibit will showcase Baja California's miraculous natural resources. Photo by Terra Peninsular
October 24 to November 24—A Natural Look at Natural Protected Areas of Baja California
Photograph exhibit of the beautiful landscapes and wildlife of Baja California Natural Protected Areas, like Sierra San Pedro Martir National Park, Contitucion de 1857 National Park, De los Angeles Biological Reserve, Zona Marina Archipielago San Lorenzo National Park, Islas del Golfo de California Flora and Fauna Protected Area, and Biosfera Isla Guadalupe Reserve. Free admission. Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 9am to 8pm and Saturday from 12pm to 3pm and 5pm to 8pm at the Terra Peninsular Community Center and Gallery.