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Taste Your Garden – Tour Our Gourmet Stations and get a Taste of Plant Biodiversity!

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 2022156 Views

MONTRÉAL, July 5, 2022- Espace pour la vie has got an appetizing August in store for you at the Jardin botanique. From August 1 to 27, immerse yourself in a delicious exploration of the edible plant world by browsing the gourmet stations of Taste Your Garden, where you can sample unusual and sometimes surprising foods!

Culinary traditions from China, Japan and the First Nations of Québec will be presented at these three cultural gardens, while the Frédéric Back Tree Pavilion will showcase products from Québec’s native trees and shrubs. Join us to discover the incredible bounty of plant biodiversity!

Every day, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.


Every day, a special guest will present a new culinary treat, followed by a tasting.

A different theme will be highlighted each week:
August 1 to 6: Québec Tree Treats Week (presented at the Frédéric Back Tree Pavilion)
August 8 to 13: First Nations Week (presented at the Activity Tent)
August 15 to 20: Japan Week (presented at the Activity Tent)
August 22 to 27: China Week (presented at the Activity Tent)

Mondays to Saturdays, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.


Extend your visit with a stop at the Jardin botanique restaurant or café-terrasse, where the dishes feature local, high-quality ingredients, lovingly prepared with an original touch.


  • We strongly recommend you purchase your tickets online before leaving home.
  • This activity is included in your regular Jardin botanique ticket.
  • Already have an Espace pour la vie Passport? Reserve your free admission!

Paid parking. We recommend using public transportation (Pie-IX Metro Station is a five-minute walk from the site) or carpooling! Drivers can use the Jardin botanique’s P1 Parking Lot, at 4101, rue Sherbrooke Est.

Espace pour la vie is made up of five major attractions: the Biodôme, the Biosphère, the Insectarium, the Jardin botanique and the Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan. These prestigious municipal institutions form Canada’s largest natural science museum complex. Together, they are launching a daring and creative urban movement, encouraging all of us to rethink the connection between humankind and nature and cultivate a new way of living.

For further information: Taste Your Garden, Groupe 3.14, Sophie Keller, 514 436-5886,; Espace pour la vie, Isabel Matte, 514 250-7753,


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