Wellness Classes

Exercise or meditate within the Garden or find new ways to bring healthful plants into your everyday life.


Bring the bouquet of a summer garden indoors with handmade, naturally moisturizing glycerin soaps. You'll learn the traditional melt-and-pour process and combine fragrances of various dried herbs and essential oils-lavender, rosemary, mint, and more-to make four bars to take home. more...
234WEL143 06/24 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Scholl

Emerging research suggests that mushrooms may be beneficial for brain and nerve health. Discover the properties of different species and learn where medicinal mushrooms occur locally. Study how select types such as Maitake, Reishi, and Lion's Mane can help strengthen more...
234WEL181O 06/28 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Michelotti


Get a little messy making seasonal berry jam! Trained in preservation techniques at Cornell, Stephen Nocera will show you three distinct methods of jamming, using less sugar and no additives or pectin. You'll come away with the techniques and recipes more...
241CKG200 07/08 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Nocera

Your digestive system is home to over 70% of your immune system! So keeping your gut in tip-top shape is crucial to maintaining good health. We will examine the difference between good and bad bacteria and explore how each affects more...
241WEL215O 07/27 Th 6:30pm-8:00pm Paswater

With over 6,000 different species, the Mint family has an impressive presence in our daily lives, from aromatic favorites such as lavender planted in our gardens to medicinal types such as peppermint used in soothing herbal remedies. Move beyond the more...
241WEL225O 07/27 Th 6:30pm-8:30pm Petter


Use herbal skills and recipes to treat many of life's little mishaps. Herbalist Dawn Petter will cover which herbs to keep on hand and how best to use them. She'll also demonstrate how to blend various herbsto produce balms, creams, more...
241WEL221 08/16 We 11:00am-1:00pm Petter

Discover an array of wild foods and medicinal herbs that are part of the beloved Rosaceae family. As certain rose plants are known to support our circulation, cognition, mood, and heart health, explore how to incorporate these beneficial plants into more...
241WEL185O 08/23 We 6:30pm-8:30pm Petter


Explore sterile vs. non-sterile mushroom production techniques. Hodgins Harvest Founder & "Chief Fungi Enthusiast" Aaron Hodgins Davis will demonstrate how to build a Still Air Box (SAB), which is a compact device that helps maintain a clean environment, and review more...
241CKG238 09/09 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Hodgins Davis

This ancient, meditative Chinese exercise teaches relaxation, balance, and self-defense with an emphasis on correct body posture and spinal alignment. Students become relaxed, physically stronger, and ultimately healthier in both mind and body. more...
241WEL102B 09/09 Sa 10:00am-11:00am Torres