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More 'Living Green' Classes Coming

The Wylde Center and the Decatur Library will continue their collaboration.

Back in February, the Wylde Center and the Decatur Library announced a series of free classes with the "Living Green" theme.

The classes were so successful that more classes will be offered this month and in 2013. All the classes are free and will be held in the library at 215 Sycamore St. You don't have to register in advance.

Here's the list of upcoming classes provided by the Wylde Center..

From the Kitchen to the Medicine Cabinet
Wednesday Dec. 12,  7-8 p.m.

Heal Yourself!  Join one of Oakhurst Community Garden’s favorite teachers Charli Vogt, of Beyond the Measuring Cup, and meet some of the food, herbs, and spices in your kitchen that are health inducing.  Taste and learn about food that restores health and provides comfort. Charli Vogt, RN, MN, MPH, & herbalist has a private practice in Decatur and helps many to be healthy in mind, body and spirit

Cook your Way into the New Year and Celebrate with Healthy Food!
Saturday, January, 26, 10-11 a.m.
Decatur Public Library Meeting Room

Healthy eating is about feeling great, having more energy, and keeping your life in balance.   Les Dames d’Escoffier International members,  Kristy Cook and Nancy Lutz will guide you in the right direction.   These Senior Consultants with Affairs to Remember Caterers will teach you how to host a party with bright colorful healthy foods you can feel great about. You can expand your range of healthy food choices and learn how to plan ahead to create tasty, healthy celebrations in 2013.

Snapshot of Plant your First Spring Garden
Monday, February 25, 10-11:30 a.m.
Decatur Library Auditorium

This class is for first time gardeners, or those transitioning over to organic methods of vegetable gardening. Join Stephanie Van Parys, Executive Director of the Oakhurst Community Garden Project, and learn about spring and summer vegetables and herbs perfect for our region.

Permaculture: Common Sense Connections in the Garden
Tuesday, March 12, 10-11 a.m.
Decatur Public Library Meeting Room

Join Garden Designer  Brandy Hall and learn the tools to build prosperous and resilient  gardens. We will also look at practical and simple solutions to issues such as water storage and erosion control. Brandy passionately engages communities through education, design, and installation of food forests and perennial farms and gardens through her small ecological design firm, Shades of Green at shadesofgreeninc.org.

For more information about this series, contact
Andrea Zoppo, andrea@wyldecenter.org.

Ralph Ellis December 09, 2012 at 11:31 PM
Any 'Living Green' classes you'd like to suggest?

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