Join The Seed Guild as they guide you through hands-on nature based classes. Together we will create an educational path to better nutrition by returning to plant based food systems. It is through remembering the folklore and stories of plants and how they nourish and heal us, that we deepen our sense of belonging to the natural world.
These classes are for anyone ages 12 and older. Don’t miss this chance to re-wild yourself.
LOCATION: Scheig Center located at 1313 E. Witzke Blvd. inside Appleton Memorial Park
DATES: See topics below*
TIME: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
*Must sign up for each class individually
Starting seeds from home is a fun and rewarding skill to learn. We will cover the necessary steps of ensuring good germination all the way to how to harden off plant seedlings. In addition, participants will be mixing their own soil and selecting heirloom seeds to take home. February, the time to awaken. Class # 114707-01
Learn overall houseplant health, diagnostic techniques and basic propagation elements. You’re encouraged to bring a plant that needs repotting or dividing for the hands on learning element to this class. Participants can also bring plants to swap. Class #114707-02
Come learn the lost art of foraging, a way to eat within the seasons for health and overall wellness. We’ll be discussing the spring tonic herbs currently available as well as safe & ethical foraging techniques. An array of wild local food flavors will be the highlight of this workshop. Class # 114707-00
This class will explore creating a pollinator garden, ways to support pollinators and tasty ways to enjoy one of the gifts that pollinators give, honey! Participants will also be making a collection of native seed bombs to take home. Class # 114707-01
Learn how easy and rewarding it is to incorporate infusible plants into your gardening. We’ll also enjoy a variety of herbal beverages and make an herb based simple syrup fresh from the Scheig Center herb garden. Class # 114707-02
About the Instructor:
Kari Witthuhn-Henning is the founder of the Appleton Seed Library, an Outagamie County Master Gardener, avid seed saver and a budding herbalist. She believes that some of the most profound teachings and healing come from working on the land with plants. Blending the arts, sustainability, intentional living and community collaboration are what fuels her creative endeavors. To that end, Kari offers classes and educational nature walks to help people explore and deepen their connection to what grows right here in our beautiful Fox Cities.