06/18 Edible & Medicinal Plants of the Illinois Valley

Instructors: Erin McKinsey & Lauren Kemple
Date: Saturday June 18, 10 AM-4 PM*
Location: SFI
Tuition: $80 (includes $10 materials fee)

*end time may vary slightly, please plan accordingly



Expand your foraging knowledge and explore the useful flora all around you in the Illinois Valley. Learn basic botany and plant identification skills, which plants are edible and have medicinal uses, as well as various extraction and medicine making methods. Finally you’ll get hands-on practice at making tinctures and more with plant material gathered during your exploration in the field.

Field day is easy (car travel with short stops, up to 1 mile of hiking).

Ages 12+ welcome.