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Olive's Workshops

Guided Plant Walk

Regular price $40.00
Regular price Sale price $40.00

Guided Plant Walk 

Instructor: Bonnie Lenneman

Day & Date: Wednesday, August 7

Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Tuition: $40.00

Location: This workshop takes place on the John C. Campbell Folk School Campus. Meeting place will be determined and announced via email in the week prior to scheduled workshop date.   Campus Map 

Ages: Intergenerational (16 and up)

All levels are welcome. No experience required.

Students Please Bring:

  • Weather-appropriate clothes/gear.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Note taking materials.
  • (Optional) Field guides
  • (Optional) Botanical loupe (explain)
  • (Optional) A snack and/or water bottle.

Join us for a mindful meander on the Folk School campus to meet our local plant kin! We’ll talk about plant identification and lore as we explore rain or shine!

Instructor provided materials are included with an estimated $0 FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR at the time of the workshop. Material fees may change depending on the number of participants and price of materials at the workshop. *Payment by cash or check is required for materials fees. 

* Workshops are subject to low enrollment cancellation if the minimum number of students is not reached. You can call Olive’s Porch to check current enrollment for any of the workshops you’re interested in*

About Instructor: Bonnie Lenneman (she/they) is an herbalist and community educator residing on traditional ᏣᎳᎩ or Tsalagi (Cherokee) land near what's now known as Brasstown, NC (Itseyi), where she explores mountains and creeks, forages, makes medicine, and learns from plant and fungal teachers.  She is passionate about good (and wild) food, the intersection between food and medicine, ancestral skills, ecology, community resilience, and the healing properties of plants. Bonnie shares her enthusiasm with her community through plant walks, food and medicine workshops, an herbal CSA, and wellness consultations through her small business Hearth & Hedge.  She also curates education offerings in ancestral and traditional skills for The Firefly Gathering.  A former Folk School work study student, student host, and Olive's Porch Artist in Residence, Bonnie has been teaching and assisting Folk School classes since 2015.