Herb Gardening for Life (Online)

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Saturday April 17

2:00 PM  –  4:00 PM

Preregistration required.  A program geared for adults.
This will be a live, virtual class.  This class will take place with Zoom meeting platform. Your link to attend the meeting will be sent in a follow up email which will be sent immediately after registration. You do not need the Zoom application to participate. If you preregistered and do not receive the Zoom information by email by April 16, please contact our front desk staff at (513) 831-1711 to request that the information be resent to you. 

In this hybrid cooking/gardening class, local author, herbalist, and cooking instructor, Rita Heikenfeld will highlight tips on using culinary herbs for flavor and health. Pollinator gardening specialist Steve Inglish will enlighten you on the importance of pollinator conservation and how gardening with herbs can benefit pollinators.

About the Presenters: Rita Heikenfeld's gift is growing and teaching about wild edibles, herbs, and ethnic and natural foods. Her website, abouteating.com, reaches people who share their tips, thoughts, recipes, and memories. As a writer, Rita pens a weekly column for Community Press Newspapers and writes about food, health, and gardening for national publications. She is also a cooking teacher, Appalachian herbal scholar, and accredited family herbalist.

Steve Inglish is a long-time Cincinnati Nature Center volunteer and team leader of the Nature Center’s butterfly monitoring program. He serves as a National Wildlife Habitat Ambassador and is an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist. He has delivered pollinator and habitat-related talks for audiences ranging from garden clubs and churches to the Civic Garden Center, and the annual Midwest Native Plant Society Workshop.

Members $10; nonmembers $10. 

*Please note that cancellations must be made at least two weeks in advance of the event. No refunds or transfers of fees will occur if the request is made less than two weeks prior to the event. Programs are rain or shine.

Cincinnati Nature Center will run advertised programs and events ‚Äčin accordance with current guidelines outlined by the CDC and local health agencies. The status or format of programs may change based on COVID-19 best practices and conditions at the time of the program. In the event that Cincinnati Nature Center cancels a program, full refunds will be issued.