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Upcoming Events
Mushroom Foraging Private Hike
Time is TBD
Location is TBD
Time is TBD
Location is TBD
Want to come forage for mushrooms with me over the Spring, Summer and Fall seasons? Awesome! Sign up below to receive a call out for when I'm going. Groups are small (3-4 people) and fill up fast! If you have a private group you can also message me and we can arrange accordingly <3
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Travel as an Intentional Nomad
Time is TBD
Location is TBD
Time is TBD
Location is TBD
Travel and learn with me! Learn about the Midwest-- the cultural and traditional importance of this land, plant ecosystems, and how we as individuals can unite to create a sustainable engagement with the earth and modern life. Reconnect to your wild by learning from Nature.
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Nourishing Winter: Medicinal Foraged Soup Workshop
Sat, Feb 02
The Plant
Feb 02, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
The Plant, 1400 W 46th St, Chicago, IL 60609, USA
Come join Nina Lawrin of loveren collections for her Nourishing Winter: Foraged Medicinal Soup For the Soul Workshop. The winter months can seem long and dreary, but that's nothing a hot bowl of soup can't fix!
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Nourishing Medicinal Perennial Plants- A Hands on Workshop for the Changing Seasons
Sat, Aug 18
Plant Chicago
Aug 18, 2018, 7:00 PM
Plant Chicago, 1400 W 46th St, Chicago, IL 60609, USA
As the seasons slowly start to shift it's time to prepare our bodies and perennial plants allies for fall and winter enjoyment! Come join Nina Lawrin from loveren collections and explore the properties of 7 perennial nourishing herbs growing right here at The Plant!
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Mid-Summers Night Foraged Dinner
Sat, Aug 11
El Paseo Community Garden
Aug 11, 2018, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
El Paseo Community Garden, 944 W 21st St, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
Come join Nina Lawrin of loveren collections and explore the tastes of Chicago's wild at a Mid-Summers Night Foraged Feast at El Paseo Community Garden! This three course meal will highlight a wild, perennial, foraged food in each course along with some fun facts! Learn as you eat:)
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Full Moon Yoga +Infusion Workshop
Wed, Jun 27
El Paseo Community Garden
Jun 27, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
El Paseo Community Garden, 944 W 21st St, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
Join yoga instructor Katie Rains and forager Nina Lawrin for a Full Moon Restorative Workshop! What better place to Strawberry Full Moon flow than in El Paseo Community Garden!
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Weekend Female Camping and Foraging Trip <3
Fri, Jun 08
Illinois Beach State Park
Jun 08, 2018, 6:00 PM – Jun 10, 2018, 11:00 AM
Illinois Beach State Park, 1 Lake Front Dr, Zion, IL 60099, USA
Join us on this one of a kind Women's getaway to Illinois Beach State Park. We will be hiking and learning about local plants and ecology, eating delicious wild foods that are gluten free and primarily vegan that support our hormonal health. Yoga, campfire and sisterhood! <3
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JUNE Private Foraging Tailored to You!
Fri, Jun 01
Chicago
Jun 01, 2018, 7:00 AM – Jun 30, 2018, 5:00 PM
Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
I recognize that eating wild perennial foods in the city can be tricky and some of us want or need some one on one time. So whether it's a date night, traveling hike, grand adventure or walk around your neighborhood, I'm here to support you on your journey!
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Full Moon Shrub Making Workshop
Sun, May 27
Plenitud House
May 27, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Plenitud House, 3343 W Douglas Blvd, Chicago, IL 60623, USA
Join me at Plenitud House for Shrub making 101 right at the beginning of the full moon! We will start with a meditation, harvest and learn about 3 medicinal herbs within Permaculture Site: One Straw Community Garden, and make/take home a medicinal shrub!
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Free Morning Hike/Plant Walk: Palos Hills
Sat, May 26
Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
May 26, 2018, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center, 9800 Willow Springs Rd, Willow Springs, IL 60480, USA
Meet me the Saturday May 26th at Palos Hills at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center for an informal hike where we can build community, forest bathe, and plant ID. This is an informal hike-I love the company and constant reconnection to nature and each other! <3
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Life After the Storm: Puerto Rico's Creative Resilience After Hurricane Maria
Fri, May 25
Plenitud House
May 25, 2018, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Plenitud House, 3343 W Douglas Blvd, Chicago, IL 60623, USA
Join Puerto Rican master composter; Dr.Joaquin Chong, at Penitud House for a community discussion speaking toward life after Hurricane Maria, composting large amounts of wood and debris & how communities stay resilient after a natural disaster.
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Volunteers: Healing Permaculture Garden
Sun, May 20
MLK District Garden
May 20, 2018, 9:30 PM – 10:30 PM
MLK District Garden, 3732 W 16th St, Chicago, IL 60623, USA
Hello friends! Come out and join me at the Healing Permaculture Garden dedicated to Female Health! We are at the tail end of making swales and moving mulch and will start spreading soil! If you're ready to help create a site to help heal our bodies, come join at 16th and Ridgeway!
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Foraged foods for Female Health Workshop
Sat, May 12
Plant Chicago
May 12, 2018, 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Plant Chicago, 1400 W 46th St, Chicago, IL 60609, USA
-Learn ID of 6-8 plants in Chicago -Get a hands on Feel of our Plant Allies -Foraged Lunch -Take home Foraged Vinegar that participants will make themselves -Build Community to talk about periods, food, and nature RSPV Tickets: http://plantchicago.org/events/foraged-foods-for-female-health/
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Intro to Foraging for Female Health hosted by Warrior Princess
Sat, Apr 21
Edgewater
Apr 21, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Edgewater, Edgewater, Chicago, IL, USA
Introduction to Foraging & Female Health hosted by Warrior Princess 1pm - 3pm, Saturday, April 21st @ Katherine's Apartment (Edgewater- for exact detail, register and an email will be sent with location:)
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Weed Walk
Sun, Apr 08
Location TBD
Apr 08, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location TBD
Come join Nina for a spring time weed walk! Learn to identify, sustainably harvest, and practically use Chicago's most overlooked plants! Foraged Sorbet served at the end of class! (Gluten Free + Vegan) $10 per person
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Good Food Expo: Foraged Foods for Female Health
Sat, Mar 24
UIC Forum
Mar 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
UIC Forum, 725 W Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
FREE Come join Nina Lawrin at the Good Food Expo to talk about the ongoing journey of balancing hormonal health through food + Nina's top 5 favorite Foraged Foods for Female Health. Gluten Free + Vegan treats to sample + Mini Foraged Food Vinegar Workshop to take home!
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