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Explore Sustainable Gardening Classes this Spring

[Tuesday, March 07, 2017]
     

McHenry County College's Continuing Education Department is offering unique gardening classes this spring on hot topics, including permaculture and edible foraging.

The following classes are available:

Introduction to Permaculture: Introduction to Permaculture or "permanent agriculture" is more than a gardening system. It is an entire system of planning, design, and farming sustainably and as a design system that can be used in many different contexts such as building and community planning. Join this class to learn much more about Permaculture. Class takes place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 6 in Room E100. Cost is $19. Use course code: NPG S56 002 to register.

Edible Foraging and Landscaping: Learn the many aspects of eating local beyond the vegetable garden. You’ll be surprised how you can add delicious and nutritious flowers and weeds to your salad and side dishes. You can find many of these flowers and weeds in your own yard. Class takes place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 27 in Room E100. Cost is $19. Use course code: NPG S84 003 to register.

To register, call the MCC Registration Office at (815) 455-8588 or register online at www.mchenry.edu/myMCC. For more information, call Tracy Berry at (815) 455-8758 or Claudia Terrones at (815) 455-8782.

 

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