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September 27, 2021 | , , , ,

“High on the Hog” Multigenerational Cooking Class (SWWAG workshop)

Join Urban Tree Connection and vegan chef Sherimane Johnson in a live and interactive virtual cooking event! Learn more about vegan cooking, get creative with the ingredients from your food sovereignty share, and learn how the African Diaspora shaped food and culinary traditions today. Be sure to watch the Netflix series “High on the Hog” ahead of time. Recipes will be shared in the People’s Forum or may be requested by emailing saruh@urbantreeconnection.org. Level: BEGINNER   Click here to join…

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October 2, 2021 | , , ,

Know Your Self, Heal Thy Self: The Journey (SWWAG Workshop)

Our bodies have a unique way of communicating with us. It starts with one pain, which comes from a deeper underlying issue that has to be identified, warning us before our health challenge develops, telling us when something is wrong internally. Western medicine covers up the illness. Herbs heal. Through this powerful, eye-opening workshop you will learn the secret knowledge of healing remedies using flowers, roots, leaves, powders, barks, and essential oils to heal yourself — then you can be…

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October 4, 2021 | , , , ,

Paint & Sip: Welcome Autumn Leaves (2021)

Enjoy Nature’s artistry as you get to know the unique shapes sported by the leaves of our very special Bartram trees. Get to know some local leaves and include them in a hand painted design of your own creation while enjoying the relaxed atmosphere of an outdoor BYO Paint & Sip. $15 Member/$20 Non-member $2 SW Neighbors/ACCESS Cardholders Workshop takes place outdoors & socially-distanced. Registration is limited.

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October 9, 2021 | , , ,

Fruit Growing for your Home Garden (SWWAG Workshop)

Learn about the different types of perennial fruit crops that can be grown in your home garden. In this workshop you will learn about requirements for soil, sunlight, and space, and consider what types of perennial plants would work well in your space and in this climate. Led by Phil Forsyth and Alkebu-Lan Marcus Level: BEGINNER Registration is required (FREE)

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October 11, 2021 | , , , ,

“High on the Hog” Multigenerational Cooking Class (SWWAG workshop)

Join Urban Tree Connection and vegan chef Sherimane Johnson in a live and interactive virtual cooking event! Learn more about vegan cooking, get creative with the ingredients from your food sovereignty share, and learn how the African Diaspora shaped food and culinary traditions today. Be sure to watch the Netflix series “High on the Hog” ahead of time. Recipes will be shared in the People’s Forum or may be requested by emailing saruh@urbantreeconnection.org. Level: BEGINNER   Click here to join…

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October 16, 2021 | , , ,

Food Fermentation & Preservation (SWWAG Workshop)

Make kimchi or sauerkraut to ferment at home and learn about all the ways to preserve the harvest for the winter! Class will be held in the pavilion at the back of the parking lot accessible from 48th street. Masks and social distancing required. Led by Carly Jade Freedman Level: BEGINNER Registration is required (FREE)

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October 23, 2021 | , , ,

Compost Tea & Biochar (SWWAG Workshop)

Learn about the making and use of biochar and compost tea to improve garden and orchard soils. In this workshop we’ll be going over the history, usage, properties and how they improve the life of the soil. We’ll have live demonstrations of making biochar and brewing compost tea and talk about their application. Led by Alkebu-Lan Marcus and Corrie Spellman-Lopez Level: BEGINNER to INTERMEDIATE Registration is required (FREE)

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October 25, 2021 | , , , ,

“High on the Hog” Multigenerational Cooking Class (SWWAG workshop)

Join Urban Tree Connection and vegan chef Sherimane Johnson in a live and interactive virtual cooking event! Learn more about vegan cooking, get creative with the ingredients from your food sovereignty share, and learn how the African Diaspora shaped food and culinary traditions today. Be sure to watch the Netflix series “High on the Hog” ahead of time. Recipes will be shared in the People’s Forum or may be requested by emailing saruh@urbantreeconnection.org. Level: BEGINNER   Click here to join…

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October 30, 2021 | , , , , , , , , ,

Urban Medicine Cabinet: Muscle Relief Ointment

Learn how to use food as medicine like our Ancestors did with this plant-powered Warming Ginger Muscle Relief Ointment. This soft herbal ointment works wonderfully for all types of muscle aches, pains, arthritis, bruises, and even nerve pain!   About the instructor, Nyambi Royster of Nyambi Naturals: A Medicinal Herb Farmer and Herbalist for over 15 years has taught Urban Health Courses and Agroecology Workshops at national institutes of learning including  Drexel University, University of Pennsylvania and LaSalle University. Ms.…

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