2020 Workshops

May, 2020

May 23, 2020

 Urban Foraging Walk: Chicago

2pm-4pm CST (zoom)

Come join Nina Lawrin on a virtual Urban Foraging Walk around 3 neighborhoods in Chicago. Learn over 15+ plants while social distancing together! Maps of plant location will be provided so that you too can reconnect to nature in Chicago! 

Lifetime Access foraging walk video. Zoom meeting for questions, connection.

$35 per ticket

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May 30, 2020

 Urban Foraging Walk: Chicago

2pm-4pm CST (zoom)

Come join Nina Lawrin on a virtual Urban Foraging Walk around 3 neighborhoods in Chicago. Learn over 15+ plants while social distancing together! Maps of plant location will be provided so that you too can reconnect to nature in Chicago! Event hosted by Plant Chicago <3

Lifetime Access foraging walk video. Zoom meeting for questions, connection.

$35 per ticket

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We will be hosting virtual workshops and forays until social distancing has been lifted due to Covid 19. Looking forward to creatively connecting with you and nature! 

June, 2020

June 20, 2020

Reconnecting to Nature: Urban Foraging Walk: Chicago

8:00 am-10am

Come join Nina on an Urban Foraging Plant ID Hike in Chicago! 

Site: Announced upon registration

 

Learn 10-15 wild edible, perennial, medicinal plants growing within Chicago. While it is prohibited to forage within the Cook County forest preserves, we will be sampling some wild edible foods prepared and harvested on private property.

$40 per ticket

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June 27-28, 2020

Urban Foraging Intensive

May 16-17 (tentative COVID 19)

June 27-28, 2020

8am-1pm

Come join Nina for our 2020 Urban Foraging Intensive.

We'll be exploring the different types and places to safely and legally reconnect to nature through the ancient practice of foraging. 

Learn 20-25 wild edible, perennial, medicinal plants growing within Chicago. While it is prohibited to forage within the Cook County forest preserves, we will be sampling some wild edible foods prepared and harvested on private property.

$250 per weekend

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June 21, 2020

Urban Foraging: Chicago

10:00am - 1pm

Come join Nina on an Urban Foraging Walk throughout North Lawndale, Chicago. 

Learn over 10-15 wild edible, perennial, medicinal plants growing within Chicago. We will be harvesting and creating a communal wild edible meal together.

 

$65 per ticket 

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Upcoming Events

  • Mushroom Foraging Private Hike
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    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
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    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
    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
    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!
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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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