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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.

Aug
10
Mon
Forest Garden Friends Work & Learn Days
Aug 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

 

 

Get hands-on practice and permaculture lessons for FREE! Have fun learning to plant, prune, control pests, build soil and enjoy some of the harvest! Build your personal and community resilience while supporting forest gardens and food security.

This is one option for completing some, or all, of the 18 practice hours required for Permaculture Forest Gardener Certification. Come for whatever time you are able. Bring garden gloves, any garden tools for planting, weeding and mulching, and notebook and pen.

  • 6/12: 1:00 – 3:00 pm:  Plant a Fruit Tree Guild
  • 6/13:  1:00 – 3:00 pm:  Forest Garden Tending
  • 7/11: 12:30 – 2:00 pm: Forest Garden Fun! Picnic, harvest, enjoy
  • 7/13:  6:00- 7:30 pm:  Garden Mistakes
  • 8/10: 6:00 – 7:30 pm:  Garden Pests & Diseases
  • 9/12: 12:30-2:00 pm: Soil Building & Composting (Outside)
  • 10/10: 12:30-2:00 pm: Mulching & Winterization

Please email Simona@theresiliencyinstitute.net to register for any of these FREE events. We have a limit of 10 people per event, so it is critical that you register and attend.

This is a great opportunity to connect with like-minded people to create the community we need to build resilience!

Sep
12
Sat
Forest Garden Friends Work & Learn Days
Sep 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

 

 

Get hands-on practice and permaculture lessons for FREE! Have fun learning to plant, prune, control pests, build soil and enjoy some of the harvest! Build your personal and community resilience while supporting forest gardens and food security.

This is one option for completing some, or all, of the 18 practice hours required for Permaculture Forest Gardener Certification. Come for whatever time you are able. Bring garden gloves, any garden tools for planting, weeding and mulching, and notebook and pen.

  • 6/12: 1:00 – 3:00 pm:  Plant a Fruit Tree Guild
  • 6/13:  1:00 – 3:00 pm:  Forest Garden Tending
  • 7/11: 12:30 – 2:00 pm: Forest Garden Fun! Picnic, harvest, enjoy
  • 7/13:  6:00- 7:30 pm:  Garden Mistakes
  • 8/10: 6:00 – 7:30 pm:  Garden Pests & Diseases
  • 9/12: 12:30-2:00 pm: Soil Building & Composting (Outside)
  • 10/10: 12:30-2:00 pm: Mulching & Winterization

Please email Simona@theresiliencyinstitute.net to register for any of these FREE events. We have a limit of 10 people per event, so it is critical that you register and attend.

This is a great opportunity to connect with like-minded people to create the community we need to build resilience!

Oct
10
Sat
Forest Garden Friends Work & Learn Days
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

 

 

Get hands-on practice and permaculture lessons for FREE! Have fun learning to plant, prune, control pests, build soil and enjoy some of the harvest! Build your personal and community resilience while supporting forest gardens and food security.

This is one option for completing some, or all, of the 18 practice hours required for Permaculture Forest Gardener Certification. Come for whatever time you are able. Bring garden gloves, any garden tools for planting, weeding and mulching, and notebook and pen.

  • 6/12: 1:00 – 3:00 pm:  Plant a Fruit Tree Guild
  • 6/13:  1:00 – 3:00 pm:  Forest Garden Tending
  • 7/11: 12:30 – 2:00 pm: Forest Garden Fun! Picnic, harvest, enjoy
  • 7/13:  6:00- 7:30 pm:  Garden Mistakes
  • 8/10: 6:00 – 7:30 pm:  Garden Pests & Diseases
  • 9/12: 12:30-2:00 pm: Soil Building & Composting (Outside)
  • 10/10: 12:30-2:00 pm: Mulching & Winterization

Please email Simona@theresiliencyinstitute.net to register for any of these FREE events. We have a limit of 10 people per event, so it is critical that you register and attend.

This is a great opportunity to connect with like-minded people to create the community we need to build resilience!