Seasonal Workshops

From Crafts and Culinary to Wellness—these engaging classes provide creative ways to incorporate plants into your daily routine!


February

Learn how to craft a useful tatzca basket, perfect for presenting your freshly baked bread or displaying on your wall as art! Jesica Clark of Hudson Valley's Willow Vale Farm will cover traditional weaving techniques and guide you through the more...
243CRF296 02/23 Fr 10:00am-4:00pm Clark
NYBG

Discover how to design your own terrarium or vivarium with Christopher Satch, plant scientist and award-winning exhibitor at the Philadelphia Flower Show. Through lecture and demonstration, he'll discuss how to set up a simple, easy care terrarium, how to create more...
243CRF275O 02/24 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Satch
ONLINE

Early winter is when citrus is at its juiciest. Learn how to preserve these fruits and savor their tangy flavor throughout the year. Cornell-trained master food preserver Stephen Nocera will demonstrate the proper balance of sweet and tart while you more...
243CKG249 02/25 Su 11:00am-3:00pm Nocera
NYBG

Nourishing broths are one of the foundational foods of any nutritional healing regime. Learn the basics of making vegan and bone-based broths, and how to enhance them with medicinal herbs. We'll discuss medicinal mushrooms, seaweeds, mineral-rich herbs and other tasty more...
243CKG237 02/27 Tu 11:00am-1:00pm Petter
NYBG

March

Scented smoke has been used traditionally throughout human history to create a sense of well-being. Learn several different methods for creating your own at home incense experience with a mix of woodland material and culinary herbs in this exploration of more...
243WEL233 03/13 We 11:00am-1:00pm Petter
NYBG

When the trees have dropped their leaves and there is a chill in the air, there are still many things to see in the woods and wide open spaces. Join wild foods author and forager author Marie Viljoen for a more...
243CKG247 03/14 Th 11:00am-1:00pm Viljoen
NYBG

Expert beekeeper Frank Mortimer walk you through the ins and outs of what's needed to safely, productively, and enjoyably begin to keep honeybees in a populated area. You'll learn how and why a beehive functions as one living organism, as more...
243CKG206 03/16 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Mortimer
NYBG

In this two-part class, you'll master the best lighting and exposure techniques to capture the vibrancy of orchids without use of tripods or monopods. During the first session, you'll practice controlling and shaping light by using flash while photographing potted more...
244GWP937 03/16 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Falk
NYBG

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...
243WEL181O 03/26 Tu 6:30pm-8:00pm Michelotti
ONLINE
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