Classes and Events

At Wildwood Institute and area locations

April 2015, Herbal Apprenticeship class on Herb Walk



Herb Day at Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Kathleen Wildwood will lead an afternoon Herb Walk in the gardens. Come and enjoy this day of free classes for adults and children, as you learn about local herbal resources. No charge to attend. More information available here.


Plant Walk and Open House

Tuesday, July 11, 2017  6:00 - 7:00 pm

Visit us at our office and teaching garden to sample some nourishing long infusions. Explore the grounds and learn about the medicinal uses of some of the plants calling Wildwood Institute home. A guided plant spirit meditation will be included in the walk. Free to attend, no registration necessary.


Herbal First Aid - Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens 

Wednesday August 2, 2017    6:30 pm

Kathleen will be presenting as a guest speaker to the Herb Society of Dubuque. 


Planting the Future Conference - La Farge, WI       

Saturday, August 12 , 2017     9:00 - 4:00 pm

Kathleen will be presenting: “Garden Herbs and Weeds for a Healthy Metabolism” as well as “Local and Sustainable Herbs for First Aid”. She will be joined by several other area teachers in the beautiful Kickapoo Valley Reserve. To register:


Great Lakes Herb Faire - Chelsea, MI

September 8-12, 2017

Kathleen will join 7Song, Jim McDonald, Betsy Bancroft and many more at this herbal education event in the Cedar Lake Outdoor Center. For more information:


Classical Greek Origins of Western Herbal Medicine- Milwaukee, WI

October 4, 2017   10:00 am to 11:15 pm

Join Clinical Herbalist and Teaching Assistant Mary Halsted of Wildwood Institute on this journey of discovery at the UW-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education.


Southeast Wise Woman Herb Conference- Black Mountain, NC

October 13- 15, 2017

Joining many other wise women, Kathleen will be presenting “Beginning Herbalism: Learning the Language of Plants” as well as “The Three Herb Medicine Kit”.


Quick Calendar

Herb Day
Olbrich Gardens
June 25th
10am - 4pm
Herb Walk and Open House
Wildwood Institute
July 11
6pm - 7pm
More Info
Herbal First Aid
Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
August 2nd
6:30 pm
More Info
Planting the Future Conference
Kickapoo Valley Reserve
August 12
8am - 5pm
Register Here
Great Lakes Herb Conference
Chelsea, MI
September 8-10
More Info
Southeast Wise Women Herbal Conference
Black Mountain, NC
October 13-15
More Info

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