Science Sundays Class

Monthly Plant Walk + Ethical Foraging + Wild Tending

Are you interested in learning how to identify plants, how to forage for wild foods and medicines, and how to recognize the incredible ways in which the forest ecosystem is connected?

Join us for Science Sundays classes!


Class Details

This class is a great way to expand your knowledge and appreciation for the amazing plants that grow in the forest. There are things to discover ALL year – even here in Michigan!

During this 1-hr class, you’ll learn:

  • How to identify edible & medicinal plants in the forest, what you can use them for, and where to find them
  • Ethical foraging practices
  • An introduction to the practice of “wild tending.” Wild tending is the practice of acknowledging our human relationship to the natural world and is an approach to foraging that is founded on respect, appreciation and reciprocity to the land, the people who have tended to it, the wildlife, and the amazing plants we meet on our walk.

Upcoming Classes:

Sunday, December 12, 10:30-11:30am

Sunday, January 16, 10:30-11:30am

Cascade Peace Park, Ada, MI


Purchase Options:

Three Class Package: $39 ($13/class)

Five Class Package: $60 ($12/class)

Single Class: $15

*Class packages are valid for one year and can be used to attend Yoga & Forest Bathing + Winter Forest Bathing + Science Sunday classes!


Instructor

Science Sundays class is guided by Katie Venechuk, IYE’s founder and program guide. Katie is an experienced forager who draws on her added knowledge as a naturalist, environmental engineer, and forest therapy guide to provide a high quality and balanced learning experience for all ages, sending you home with practical tips and confidence to explore the wonders of foraging on your own. Want to learn more about Katie? Click HERE!


FAQ & Other Details:

  • All registrations for our classes are handled in advance, so please don’t forget to sign up if you plan to join us!
  • Classes are hosted once monthly on Sunday mornings from 10:30-11:30am. Head to our Calendar + Sign Up page for upcoming classes and to sign up.
  • All are welcome (kids and teens, too!) and no experience in the outdoors is necessary.
  • Check out our What to Expect page for more information, refund and cancellation policies and other FAQs.

We’ll see you in the forest!

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