BEE TOUR with Executive Chef Greg Frey Jr.
Visit our bees favorite spots with Chef Frey and learn the life of our incredible bees, Then take a walk to our hives to get (not too) up close and personal with our Golden Door bees. Hear why bees are absolutely essential to our food chain and the healthy Golden Door diet. Shoes: any comfortable walking shoes.
BREAKFAST WITH THE NUTRITIONIST* with Jodie Block
Are you looking to get your questions answered about your dieting frenzies and fads? Come sit with Jodie during breakfast as she breaks it down and shares the positives and potential negatives to dieting and how to incorporate and reap the benefits—without having to go to extremes. *Prior sign-up with guest services is required; call ext 4157.
BUTTERFLY WALK (Seasonal) with Ellen Walsh
Ellen Walsh has been raising Monarch Butterflies in her home garden for over ten years. She is committed to preserving the delicate and imperiled beauty of this “king” of butterflies. During spring and summer, Ellen leads a walk to our organic garden where special plantings provide food and shelter for migrating Monarchs and other butterflies.
COOKING SCHOOL with Executive Chef Greg Frey Jr. and the Golden Door Culinary Team
Join our charming and creative Chef and members of the culinary staff in our kitchen as they demonstrate the secrets behind the Golden Door’s most popular dishes. You’ll receive spa cuisine preparation tips, recipes, and delicious samples!!
INTUITIVE EATING with Jodie Block
Join Jodie to discuss how to tap into your body’s natural ability to tell you when you’re hungry or satisfied. Learn how to eat when you’re hungry, trust your body, check in with your body, and give yourself permission to eat when it lets you know you’re hungry. Eat a variety of foods to make sure you get the nutrients you need. Explore how to savor the experience of eating and know when you’ve had enough. Eating intuitively is about choosing foods that satisfy both your health needs and your taste buds in moderation, especially when you are trying to manage a health condition. Jodie will help you learn how.
MACRONUTRIENTS, BLOODSUGAR & THEIR EFFECTS ON YOUR HEALTH with Jodie Block
Ever hit ”h-angry” or reach a food coma? Ever wonder why and how this happens? Learn how macronutrients affect your blood sugar levels, how to maintain equilibrium and how to feel great and confident in your food choices.
You set the agenda for your stroll through our very own garden. Choose to spend your time in the greenhouse, with our chickens, in the flower or vegetable gardens. Tour is hosted by Garden Staff. Shoes: closed-toe required.