Milwaukee Edition
Bookmark and Share Email this page Email Print this page Print Feed Feed

Urban Wild Foraging Workshop in Greenfield

Resiliency Training, LLC, and Sustainable Self-Reliance, LLC, will co-lead a workshop on urban wild foraging from 1 to 4 p.m., October 5, in Greenfield. This hands-on interactive workshop demonstrates how to identify wild edible plants and use them to add flavor and nutrients to meals. Students participate in gathering wild edibles and creating a light meal with those ingredients. If weather permits, the class is held outside near a permaculture garden that contains herbs and vegetables that are added to the dishes.

Shannon Francis, founder of Resiliency Training, has taught outdoor education for the Peace Corps, the YMCA and the state park system. She is currently an outdoor survival instructor for the department of recreation for the cities of Greenfield and Milwaukee. Susan Haas, founder of Sustainable SelfReliance, is a longtime forager who is passionate about supporting others in creating a more sustainable, self-reliant life and cooking healthy, delicious meals.


Cost: $45 in advance; $50, day of class; includes class-prepared light meal and beverages. Location: 5858 S. 43rd St., Greenfield. For information, call 262-515-5331, email MSurvive2012@gmail.com or visit ResiliencyTraining.net.

Edit ModuleShow Tags

More from Natural Awakenings

Teens Grow Greens Cooks for a Cause

The organization, which formed in 2014 and has the motto “learn, grow and go”, teaches teenagers to develop life skills through hands-on experience via a nine-month paid internship.

Victory Garden Initiative Expands Classroom 
and Event Space

Victory Garden Initiative is expanding their urban farm campus through the purchase of a building across the street from their urban farm in the Harambee neighborhood.

New Pre-Prepared Meal Business is Making Milwaukee Greener

Green Jar Express, a new local company, is striving to make Milwaukee healthier and greener by offering meals, salads and smoothies made with fresh, organic local ingredients delivered in toxin-free packaging.

Sixth Annual Wellness EXPO Lake Country

Wellness EXPO Lake Country, hosted by Abundant Joy Yoga & Wellness, will take place at the Oconomowoc Lakes Plaza from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 6, and feature more than 60 vendors.

Victory Garden BLITZ

Victory Garden Initiative will hold the ninth annual Great Milwaukee Victory Garden BLITZ, the nation’s largest garden-building effort, from May 13 to 27.

Milwaukee Public Museum Hosts Global Kitchen Exhibit

From March 3 through July 9, the Milwaukee Public Museum will host Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture, a traveling exhibit where visitors can explore the farm to fork food system.

New School Focuses on Children with Neuro-Diverse Needs

Bloom360 Learning Community is hosting informational sessions for the enrollment of the 2017-18 school year on Feb. 16 and Feb. 26 at the school's business office in Milwaukee.

Annual Fruity Nutty 5 Contest by Victory Gardens Begins

For the fifth year in a row, Victory Garden Initiative is giving away five community orchards through the Fruity Nutty 5 Contest, open through February 1.

Give Neighbors the Gift of Gardens

Victory Garden Initiative (VGI) is offering Milwaukee gardeners and community advocates the opportunity to purchase four-by-eight-foot raised bed gardens as gifts.

Local Neurologist Pens Scientific and Spiritual Book

A new book, Healing the Soul: Unexpected Stories of Courage, Hope, and the Power of Mind, by Dr. Bhupendra O. Khatri, shares important lessons he learned from multiple sclerosis (MS) patients and their caregivers over the years.

Boost the Immune System for Winter with a Fall Cleanse

Naturopathic Doctor Sarah Axtell, owner of Lakeside Natural Medicine, will lead a four-week detoxification program, from Oct. 13 to Nov. 3.

Wellspring Hosts Annual Farm Festival

Wellspring Education Center and Organic Farm will host its annual Agri-CULTURE Fest on Oct. 10. The free event celebrates the culture of farming and all things local, organic and sustainable.