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Published: Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, May 30, 2014 at 2:43 p.m.

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VEG4LIFE POTLUCK, Bring a vegetarian or vegan dish for 6-12 with serving utensils, plus your own place setting. First Saturday of each month, 6:30 p.m., $1 with potluck dish, $7 without, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4225 NW 34th St., Gainesville, www.veg4lifegainesville.com

RAW FOOD POTLUCK, Bring a raw food entree, salad or dessert to feed 8-10 people, with serving utensils, plus your own plate, silverware and water bottle. Third Tuesday of each month, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $1. The New Seraphim Center, 1234 NW 14 Ave., www.gainesvillerawfoodpotluck.​com.

FARM-TO-TABLE SEASONAL DINNER SERIES, Chef Patrick Jones of Gainesville Country Club, Saturday, June 7, 5:30-10 p.m., $80 per person, Swallowtail Farm, 17603 NW 276th Lane, Alachua, http://swallowtailcsa.com

Cooking demos/classes

COOKING CLASSES BY FRANKIE HARVEY, Cooking classes with various themes; Aruba, June 5; Sicily, June 11; Greece, June 19; Spain, June 25; Mediterranean, July 9; Cape Malay, S.A., July 17; Peru, July 23; Caribbean Fusion, July 31, contact 222-9085

FAT TUSCAN COOKING CLASSES, Cooking with Fresh Herbs and Your Health, June 3, 10, 17, and 24, 6-8 p.m.; Italian cooking, vegetarian dishes, Aug. 5, 12, 19, and 26, 6-8 p.m., each session is $40, The Fat Tuscan Cafe, 725 NE First St., contact 505-5648

Gardening events

DOWNTOWN FARMERS GARDEN WORKDAY, Light garden work with Travis Mitchell, Florida Organic Growers, every Tuesday, 9 a.m., travis@foginfo.org, Southwest Lawn, Alachua County Administration Building, 12 SE First St., Gainesville

THE EDIBLE PLANT PROJECT FUNDRAISER SALE, Edible plants, fruit trees, seeds, second Wednesday of each month, 4- 7 p.m., Union Street Farmers Market, Bo Diddley Community Plaza, 111 E. University Ave., Gainesville, www.edibleplantproject.org

HIGH SPRINGS SEED SAVERS, gardening group meets with a different topic each time, fourth Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m., contact Nancy Montgomery, (386) 462-1828, monty.nancy@gmail.com, High Springs Public Library, 135 NW First Avenue, High Springs

HIGHLANDS COMMUNITY GARDEN WORKDAY, Good company and work (fun) in the garden of 14 vegetable beds, every Sunday, 12-2 p.m., Highlands Presbyterian Church, 1001 NE 16th Ave.

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