6-8 pm, Feb. 1. The Giving Gardens season will begin with brainstorming on what items to grow this year. Plant parsley seeds for Passover plant distribution; make pickled beets and watch Chef Cari’s cooking demonstration of a traditional Russian dish. At Yad Ezra kosher food pantry, 2850 W. 11 Mile, Berkley. Free; includes refreshments. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 248-548-3663.