Date(s) - Mon Sep 21, 2020
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wittenbach Wege Center
HARVESTABLE HERITAGE DOUBLE FEATURE!
Fungal Wonders: Adventures with a Mycophile
Presented by Nicole Mathiasz, Licensed Mushroom Expert
Journey with us through the fascinating and often mysterious world of mushrooms. From cooking to medicine, to the role they play in a healthy ecosystem.
Nicole is a mom, wife, licensed mushroom expert, Advanced Master Gardener/Master Naturalist, adventurer and forager.
Treasures of the Edible & Ecological Gardens and their Connections with our Native Ecosystem
Presented by Courtney Cheers, Director, Wittenbach Wege Center
Courtney will provide a brief history of the Wittenbach Wege Center, the role of native plants and food production, the importance of healthy ecosystems and biodiversity, and experiencing the celebration of food that is good, clean, and fair.
Courtney Cheers loves helping people explore, discover, and get their hands in the soil—OUTSIDE! And she has been educating students and the community about the natural world and agriculture for nearly 20 years. Courtney has been involved in programming at the WWC since 2001 and has held the position of Director since 2014. She studied at Iowa State University and the University of Montana.