Classes and Workshops

Plant Chicago offers a variety of classes and workshops throughout the year in mycology, aquaponics, and outdoor farming, so check back often to see what’s happening!

Upcoming Classes and Workshops


tomatoesPreserving the Harvest

Location: The Plant, 1400 W 46th St, Chicago, IL 60609
Date: Saturday, August 30th from 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Price: $40 (includes $10 materials fee)

Enjoy your favorite fruits and vegetables year round by preserving the season’s harvest! Learn the basics of preservation from the farmers at Patchwork Farms, including canning, fermenting, and freezing. Preserving the Harvest workshop participants will gain an understanding of the range of products that can be preserved, as well as the best methods for different products. The workshop session will include hands-on instruction in canning, and participants will take home one canned item, one fermented item, and one jar of refrigerator pickles.