Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Major Announcement

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Pictured: The open-air Jean Goldstein Welcome Center consisting of a ticketing pavilion, welcome gallery, and welcome theater to properly accommodate and orient guests.

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens announced that Phase One of its three-phase Master Plan for its downtown Sarasota campus will open to the public on January 11, 2024. The project adds 188,030 square feet of new facilities and amenities, including: A 150-seat ground-level garden-to-plate restaurant, called The Green Orchid, featuring a rooftop edible garden that provides fresh produce and is planned and maintained by Operation EcoVets, a nonprofit that provides opportunities for veterans. A research center that will offer a window into Selby Gardens’ world-class research, with more than 150,000 plant specimens and a library with volumes dating to the 1700s. A solar array that makes Selby Gardens the world’s first botanical garden complex to be net-positive in its energy consumption.

Pictured: The open-air Jean Goldstein Welcome Center consisting of a ticketing pavilion, welcome gallery, and welcome theater to properly accommodate and orient guests.

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