Canning Basics: Intro to Pressure Canning

Chicago, Illinois

Learn the Basics of Pressure Canning Produce From Your Garden and Kitchen! Pressure canning is a fun, safe, easy way to preserve peak-season produce and prepare a wide variety of delicious meals, including vegetables and meats. Anyone can learn the basics of pressure canning to preserve the flavor of each season to enjoy year-round! Attend […]

Selecting the Best Vegetable Varieties for the Home Garden

Chicago, Illinois

Learn how to select the varieties that are perfect for your garden and learn about our favorites! Having a home vegetable garden opens up a whole world of vegetable varieties you can't find in stores. This class will teach you all about seed terminology, how to determine when to plant your selected varieties, the best […]

Backyard Chickens for Beginners

Chicago, Illinois

Learn how to set up a space and care for backyard chickens Backyard chickens make excellent pets and are fun to care for! Learn how to set up a proper […]

How to Plan or Expand Your Vegetable Garden

Chicago, Illinois

Learn to plan new garden spaces or increase your garden space effectively Planning new vegetable garden space can feel overwhelming. This class will focus on how to select a space, ideal garden conditions, types of gardens, planning plants, budget, selecting soil, and more. You will leave class feeling confident you can plan a successful garden […]

Starting Vegetable Seeds Indoors

Chicago, Illinois

Learn how to start your vegetable seeds indoors to get a head start on your gardening season There are so many reasons to learn how to properly start your own seeds - it saves time and money and gives you endless options of varieties to grow in your garden. This class will teach you which […]

Intro to Growing Food Indoors

Chicago, Illinois

Learn how to grow healthy, delicious food in your own home! If you want to have a steady supply of healthy greens in your diet or learn more about how to grow vegetables indoors this workshop will provide you all the tools to begin harvesting in as little as 7 days. Learn how to grow […]

Herb Gardening Part 1

Chicago, Illinois

Learn how to plant, grow, harvest, and utilize fresh herbs! Herb gardening is a great way to add flavor to meals and is easy and fun. In part one of this two part class, learn how to select your plants, prepare your garden space, and details of growing multiple popular varieties. Laura Koval, owner of […]

Container Vegetable & Herb Gardening Basics

Chicago, Illinois

Learn the Basics of Growing Herbs and Vegetables In Containers Container gardening is perfect for any gardener. Containers allow you to garden on patios, balconies, or in small sunny areas, or to supplement your garden space to increase your production. Class will review where to place containers, what containers to use, varieties that will thrive, […]

Selecting the Best Vegetable Varieties for the Home Garden

Chicago, Illinois

Learn how to select the varieties that are perfect for your garden and learn about our favorites! Having a home vegetable garden opens up a whole world of vegetable varieties you can't find in stores. This class will teach you all about seed terminology, how to determine when to plant your selected varieties, the best […]

Herb Gardening Part 2

Chicago, Illinois

Learn how to grow and utilize fresh herbs Herb gardening is a great way to add flavor to meals and is easy and fun. In part two of this two part class, learn how to harvest your herbs and utilize multiple techniques for preparation and preservation. Uses and recipes for various herbs will be discussed […]

Landscaping with Edible Plants

Chicago, Illinois

Add Vegetables, Fruits and Herbs to Your Ornamental Garden If you already have ornamental landscaping but would like to add vegetables, fruits, and herbs to your space or you live in a community with an HOA that does not allow you to have a vegetable garden this is the class for you! It is easy […]

Container Herb Gardening

Chicago, Illinois

Learn the skills you need to grow a container herb garden Herb gardening is a great way to add flavor to meals and is easy and fun. Learn what herbs grow well in containers, how to care for your herbs, and ways to utilize and preserve them. Laura Koval, owner of AbleVeg will be leading […]

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