Classes, Workshops, Walks and Retreat Schedules

Susan Evans, Master Gardener & Herbalist teaches a variety of classes and workshops throughout the Denver-Metro area including cooking classes, gardening classes, medicinal herb education, and home & body essentials. Below you will find her current schedule of events. In addition, she is available to facilitate and instruct private lectures, gardening demonstrations, and workshops for groups, businesses or organizations. Public and private classes can be combined or custom-tailored to fit your interests. Other educational opportunities include Wild Herb and Edible Plant Walks, and Workshops & Retreats.

More information is available on the variety of: classes, walks, retreats, and gardening consults Chrysalis Herbs offers.



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Edible Wild Foods Gourmet Workshop – Identification, Harvesting and Use of Wild Plant

May 13 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Edible Wild Foods Gourmet Workshop and Luncheon

Saturday, May 13, 2023 – 9:30 AM

Running Time: 3 hours & 30 minutes

Ends At: 1:00 PM


*This class takes place at Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms located at C-470 & Wadsworth*


Explore the fascinating world of wild edibles. We begin with an herb walk, identifying local wild edibles. Discover the optimum nutrition and delicious tastes provided by plants you usually weed and toss in the compost pile.

Back in the kitchen we prepare a delicious meal using common wild plants, including nettle, chickweed, dandelion, lamb s quarters, and more. Explore all the ways you can add wild edibles to your current recipes to boost nutrition and flavor. Feast on cactus salsa and chips, nettle pesto tapas, a wild foods salad buffet, blossom herbal tea, and a sweet. Recipes, handout, and wild foods lunch included. Discover the fun and benefits of eating on the wild side!


Special Instructions: This class will be held outdoors at Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms; please dress accordingly for the weather and bring water, sunscreen and bug spray is recommended.


Price: $86, $76 member


May 13
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Farms
: 8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Rd,
Littleton, CO, Colorado 80128 United States
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