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Good and Cheap

While Leanne Brown was Master’s student at New York University she wondered how well (or if) a person on SNAP assistance could actually eat. The $4 a day ration (formerly known as food stamps) didn’t seem like a lot. Could they actually create decent meals on a meager budget? The result of Leanne’s musings eventually […]

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Plant Walk with Greg Monzel, Community Herbalist

We will embark from PRG and walk to Spades Park, where we will meet native prairie and woodland plants in the restored bird sanctuary habitat along Pogue’s Run.  Along the way, we will also meet notable weeds that are used for food and medicine.  A few notable plants that are found there include black walnut, […]

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Wolfgang’s Wheels

Meet up with Wolfgang’s Wheels at 10th Street and the Monon Trail to learn how to use the various tools available to fix your bike. Wolfgang will go over basic bicycle mechanics and show you how to use the tire lever, hex wrench, screwdriver and adjustable wrench. May, 12 6:30-7:30pm FREE!

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The Fat of the Land

For too long, fats have been given a bad rap, but why is it the preferred fuel for the heart? Why do some cultures that have a high fat diet also have a long quality of life? And how have low-fat diets contributed to obesity rates? Twon will be sharing information about good fats that […]

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Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/day

Good and Cheap is a cookbook of 100 healthy recipes designed to fit in the average food stamps budget – just $4 per person per day. There’s no question that eating well on so little is a real challenge. But if you have a kitchen and access to a grocery store, you can do it! […]

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Beekeeping 101 – CANCELLED!

Join beekeeper and urban farmer Kate Franzman of Bee Public (www.beepublic.com) as she shares her experiences in beekeeping as well as tips for everyone on how to make their backyards more bee-friendly. Bees and other pollinators are in big trouble — find out why and what you can do to help, along with all the […]

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Seed Starting with South Circle Farm

Amy of South Circle Farm will facilitate a small group in planting starter plants and seeds. Participants will leave with an array of spring and summer starts, including plants that can go in the ground a week after class! Bring seeds from home to swap or use the ones available at the class. Amy will […]

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Butter Making

Making butter is easier than you think! Come to the Butter Making Class to learn exactly what butter is and where it comes from. Learn how butter was made the old-fashioned way, and how much easier and quicker it is to make today. We will be learning 4 different butter making techniques and 3 delicious varieties that […]

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Fermenti Artisan Kombucha Making

Join Chef Joshua Henson of our Local Vendor of the Month, Fermenti Artisan, for a hands-on, one hour class to learn how to make your own kombucha at home.  Students will receive information on kombucha, make a 1/2 gallong batch of kombucha, sample a variety of kombuchas, and take home a complete kombucha kit (SCOBY, vessel, […]

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Homemade Salt and Sugar Scrubs

Salt and Sugar Scrubs are a perfect way to repair and revitalize winter skin – salt and sugar exfoliate while oil adds moisture and nourishes dry skin. Scrubs can be made with a variety of ingredients – from fine salt to brown sugar, jojoba oil for moisture to sesame oil for antioxidant properties – and […]

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