Classes

Jul 9 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Permaculture Forest Gardener Series: Introduction to Permaculture @ The Resiliency Institute | Naperville | Illinois | United States
9:30 am
CLASS IS FULL, BUT CLICK HERE TO HOLD YOUR SEAT FOR 2018! The Resiliency Institute Permaculture Forest Gardener Series meets 9:30am -12:00pm one Sunday a month for 8 months, beginning February 12, 2017. Learn how to transform your own yard, school, workplace or park into an edible forest garden. Forest gardens are modeled after woodlands – ... Read more...
Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Let's Walk + Learn Herbalism: Summer Flowers 3 @ Hammel Woods Forest Preserve | Shorewood | Illinois | United States
6:00 pm
Enjoy a guided Walk + Learn in the woods with herbalist Heather Nelson to discover the healing benefits of summer flowers. Let’s Walk + Learn Herbalism walks are guided by experienced herbalists who will teach you the health benefits and how to identify 5-10 herbal plants during each walk! This is a wonderful way to learn a ... Read more...
Let’s Walk + Learn Foraging @ Lyman Woods Forest Preserve
Jul 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Let's Walk + Learn Foraging @ Lyman Woods Forest Preserve | Downers Grove | Illinois | United States
9:30 am
Enjoy a foraging walk led by professional forager, Dave Odd, to discover the abundance of edible plants growing within our communities. During these walks you will be introduced to 30-50 edible plants that grow in our area. You will learn how to identify the plant, when to harvest, what part to harvest, tips on preparation, and how to ethically ... Read more...
Let’s Walk + Learn Plant ID: Summer Flowers @ The Resiliency Institute, McDonald Farm, Clow Education Center
Jul 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Let's Walk + Learn Plant ID: Summer Flowers @ The Resiliency Institute, McDonald Farm, Clow Education Center | Naperville | Illinois | United States
6:30 pm
Summer is an amazing time to learn and practice plant ID! Notice all of the details of flowers – how many petals, petal shape, ovary, sepals, pistils…. The beauty and uniqueness of flowers is incredible. Discover how they are designed to maximize reproduction and the difference between male and female flowers. Learn how flowers from the same ... Read more...
Jul 29 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Suburban Permaculture Garden Walk - Hill @ Hill Residence | Wheaton | Illinois | United States
9:30 am
Join us for a summer of suburban permaculture garden walks. Be inspired to start your own suburban permaculture home garden by touring existing ones. Each tour represents a unique approach to integrating permaculture into the suburban landscape. The Hill’s permaculture garden has been in process for over 6 years.  Observe water harvesting swales, a rain garden, herb ... Read more...
Let’s Walk + Learn Foraging @ Knoch Knolls Forest Preserve
Aug 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Let's Walk + Learn Foraging @ Knoch Knolls Forest Preserve | Naperville | Illinois | United States
9:30 am
Enjoy a foraging walk led by knowledgable guide, Dave Odd, to discover the abundance of edible plants growing within our communities. During these walks you will be introduced to 4-7 edible plants that grow in our area. You will learn how to identify the plant, when to harvest, what part to harvest, tips on preparation, and how to ... Read more...
Aug 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Let's Walk + Learn Plant ID: Summer Flowers 2 @ Black Partridge Woods | Lemont | Illinois | United States
6:30 pm
Summer is an amazing time to learn and practice plant ID! Notice all of the details of flowers – how many petals, petal shape, ovary, sepals, pistils…. The beauty and uniqueness of flowers is incredible. Discover how they are designed to maximize reproduction and the difference between male and female flowers. Learn how flowers from the same ... Read more...
Aug 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Suburban Permaculture Garden Walk - Trendler @ Trendier Residence | Naperville | Illinois | United States
6:30 pm
Join us for a summer of suburban permaculture garden walks. Be inspired to start your own suburban permaculture home garden by touring existing ones. Each tour represents a unique approach to integrating permaculture into the suburban landscape. Jodi has recently transitioned her front landscape into a water harvesting permaculture edible garden featuring a rain garden guild ... Read more...
Aug 13 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Permaculture Forest Gardener Series: Introduction to Permaculture @ The Resiliency Institute | Naperville | Illinois | United States
9:30 am
CLASS IS FULL, BUT CLICK HERE TO HOLD YOUR SEAT FOR 2018! The Resiliency Institute Permaculture Forest Gardener Series meets 9:30am -12:00pm one Sunday a month for 8 months, beginning February 12, 2017. Learn how to transform your own yard, school, workplace or park into an edible forest garden. Forest gardens are modeled after woodlands – ... Read more...
Sep 9 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Let's Walk + Learn Foraging & Lunch @ Carnivore | Oak Park | Illinois | United States
9:30 am
Forage your lunch and have it prepared by Carnivore’s Chef! After enjoying a foraging walk led by professional forager, Dave Odd, to discover the abundance of edible plants growing within our communities, you will head to Carnivore (Oak Park) where the Chef will prepare your harvest for lunch.  During this walk you will be introduced to 30-50 ... Read more...
Sep 10 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Permaculture Forest Gardener Series: Introduction to Permaculture @ The Resiliency Institute | Naperville | Illinois | United States
9:30 am
CLASS IS FULL, BUT CLICK HERE TO HOLD YOUR SEAT FOR 2018! The Resiliency Institute Permaculture Forest Gardener Series meets 9:30am -12:00pm one Sunday a month for 8 months, beginning February 12, 2017. Learn how to transform your own yard, school, workplace or park into an edible forest garden. Forest gardens are modeled after woodlands – ... Read more...
Sep 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Suburban Permaculture Garden Walk - Prairie Sun @ Prairie Sun | Naperville | Illinois | United States
2:00 pm
Join us for a summer of suburban permaculture garden walks. Be inspired to start your own suburban permaculture home garden by touring existing ones. Each tour represents a unique approach to integrating permaculture into the suburban landscape. Pat Armstrong is our Edible Wild Plants instructor and the owner of Prairie Sun Consultants. Her home is passive solar designed with active ... Read more...
Oct 8 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Permaculture Forest Gardener Series: Introduction to Permaculture @ The Resiliency Institute | Naperville | Illinois | United States
9:30 am
CLASS IS FULL, BUT CLICK HERE TO HOLD YOUR SEAT FOR 2018! The Resiliency Institute Permaculture Forest Gardener Series meets 9:30am -12:00pm one Sunday a month for 8 months, beginning February 12, 2017. Learn how to transform your own yard, school, workplace or park into an edible forest garden. Forest gardens are modeled after woodlands – ... Read more...
Feb 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:15 pm
Permaculture Forest Gardener Series 2018 @ The Resiliency Institute | Naperville | Illinois | United States
9:00 am
CLICK ON TICKETS BY THE MAP TO ADD YOUR NAME TO THE EMAIL LIST FOR THE 2018 PERMACULTURE FOREST GARDENER SERIES The 2017 series sold out with several people left on a waiting list! We’ll email you when registration opens The Resiliency Institute Permaculture Forest Gardener Series meets 9:00 am -12:15 pm one Sunday a month for ... Read more...
Edible Wild Plants Certificate Course @ The Resiliency Institute
Feb 24 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Edible Wild Plants Certificate Course @ The Resiliency Institute | Naperville | Illinois | United States
9:30 am
HOLD YOUR SEAT FOR 2018! Taking a walk in the woods, or even around your neighborhood, takes on a whole new meaning when your intention is to forage. There is a transformation in how you look at the environment when the landscape is no longer just window dressing, but a source of nourishment. Now the ... Read more...
Refund/Cancellation Policy:  A full refund is offered for any class that we cancel.  A refund for 2-3 hour classes will be offered if you notify us within 48 hours prior to the class start time.  A refund for full day or weekend courses will be offered when you notify us up to 1 week prior.  Please email us at contact@theresiliencyinstitute.net to let us know you need to cancel.  If you have registered for the class, do not show up, and do not communicate your absence prior to the class, then you will be charged the class fee.  We respect our instructors time and knowledge and hope you do too by registering, paying, and attending.
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