Classes

The Resiliency Institute offers courses, classes and events that empower people to live, grow, and build resilient lifestyles, landscapes and communities. Take courses like Permaculture Forest Gardener, Bioregional Herbalism, and Edible Wild Plants. Join us for Nature Rx with Shinrin-yoku/Forest Therapy, and Forest Yoga. Women can connect monthly during WILD Woman Project Circles. Find us throughout the Chicagoland area speaking and exhibiting about fruit tree guilds, permaculture, growing food security, renewable energy, and resiliency. Enjoy opportunities to connect at our plant sales, Permablitzs, potlucks, fundraisers and more.

Mar 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm The Resiliency Institute
New START DATE – MARCH 17th The Resiliency Institute Bioregional Herbalism Course meets 9:00 am -4:00 pm one Sunday a month March – November 2019. Bioregional Herbalism is a pathway to natural wellness. Discover how to engage with bioregional plants as allies and develop personal intuition and connection. Learn the basics of body systems, herbal terminology, ... Read more...
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Private Residence
Join Ellyn, The Resiliency Institute’s Bioregional Herbalism instructor, as she shares her journey and lessons learned restoring 2 acres of woodlands/wetland. Meet the many native high-value medicinal and edible plants she has introduced, several of these will be in bloom at this time. Today you’ll discover and learn about the uses and growing requirements of ... Read more...
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Private Residence
Join Ellyn, The Resiliency Institute’s Bioregional Herbalism instructor, on a fall garden walk as she shares her journey and lessons learned restoring 2 acres of woodlands/wetland.    Learn the uses and growing requirements of the many native high-value medicinal and edible plants like: Jewelweed, Joe Pye weed, Blue Lobelia, Goldenrod, True Solomen’s seal, False Solomen’s ... Read more...