GENTLE EVENING YOGA

Wednesdays, 6pm-7:15pm
Joy of Movement, Chatham Mills, Pittsboro

Drop ins welcome!
Current session: January 10 – March 15

These gentle classes support our transition into a peaceful evening and nourish our connection of mind body and spirit. Together we’ll stretch, balance, build strength, and relax in a beautiful setting. Kim facilitates a playful and mindful exploration of movement and breath, sharing stress-relieving tools that can be integrated into everyday life.

Folks of all shapes, colors, orientations, and levels of experience are welcome! Register for the entire series for $12/class or drop in for $10 your first time, $14 after. Payment plans available for students in financial need. Props provided.

Gentle Evening Yoga 9-week session: $108 (plus $4 online fee)
Gentle Evening Yoga drop-in: please pay in person in class

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SPRING EQUINOX TREE FOOD & MEDICINE RAMBLE

Sunday, March 18th, 1-5pm
Directions shared upon registration

Get to know our edible and medicinal trees as we celebrate the transition from winter to spring, rambling in wonder through the beautiful woods and fields of Chatham county. In a fun, reverent, and accessible way, we’ll explore tree identification, safe and sustainable harvesting, as well as food and medicine preparations and uses. Get inspired to add to your home apothecary and pantry as we sample some of Planty Kim’s tree creations such as tree-based tinctures, teas, infused oils, and delicious wild edible treats.

 Group size limited and worshop fills! Save your space and receive a discount now: earlybird special through March 4th is $45; after it will be $55. Handout and recipes included. Payment plans and some partial scholarships available. Ages 14 years old and up are welcome. Participants need to be able to walk on uneven surfaces and we will meet rain or shine.

Spring Equinox Tree Ramble earlybird through March 4th: $45
Spring Equinox Tree Ramble after March 4th: $55

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EAT WILD SPRING Part 1: Foraging for Fritatas, Sautes, & Superfood Seasonings!

Saturday, March 24, 1-5pm
Directions shared upon registration

Learn how you can harvest and prepare wild greens everyday! Spring is resplendant with abundant, mega-nutritious edibles free for the foraging. We’ll ramble through fields and yardens practicing identifcation and gathering my favorite wild spring greens and flowers. Then we’ll head back to the kitchen to prepare and devour delicious fritatas, sautes, and superfood seasonings. You’ll go home nourished in spirit and body, inspired and confident to bring some of nature’s superfood bounty into your family’s daily life. 

Group size is limited! Save your space and receive a discount now: earlybird special through March 4th is $45; after it will be $55. Handout and recipes included. Ages 14 years old and up are welcome. We will meet rain or shine. One partial work trade available as well as payment plans and some partial scholarships. I am unable to offer refunds unless I can fill your space from a waitlist.

Eat Wild Spring earlybird through March 4th: $45
Eat Wild Spring after March 4th: $55

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EAT WILD SPRING Part 2: Foraging for Smoothies, Salads, & Pesto!

Saturday, April 7th, 1-5pm
Directions shared upon registration

Learn how you can harvest and prepare wild greens everyday! Spring is resplendant with abundant, mega-nutritious edibles free for the foraging. We’ll ramble through fields and yardens practicing identifcation and gathering my favorite wild spring greens and flowers. Then we’ll head back to the kitchen to prepare and devour delicious smoothies, salads, and my famous wild pesto. You’ll go home nourished in spirit and body, inspired and confident to bring some of nature’s superfood bounty into your family’s daily life. 

Group size is limited! Save your space and receive a discount now: earlybird special through March 4th is $45; after it will be $55. Handout and recipes included. Ages 14 years old and up are welcome. We will meet rain or shine. One partial work trade available as well as payment plans and some partial scholarships. I am unable to offer refunds unless I can fill your space from a waitlist.

Eat Wild Spring earlybird through March 4th: $45
Eat Wild Spring after March 4th: $55

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SPECTACULAR SPRING TREE EXPLORATION

March 31, April 21, May 12, June 2
Saturdays, 1-5pm

Explore our edible and medicinal trees from bud to blossom and beyond! This exploration spans the entire spring season while we wander in wonder through the beautiful woods and fields of Chatham and Orange counties. In a fun, reverent, and accessible way, we’ll learn tree identification (starting with no leaves), safe and sustainable harvesting, as well as food and medicine preparations and uses. Add to your home apothecary as we create and sample tree-inspired tinctures, teas, infused oils, and delicious wild edible treats, like red bud flower marmalade, elderflower champagne, or spicebush tincture.

Botany, plant meditation, cultural history, detailed handouts & recipes, spontaneous song and movement, and story-telling will enliven our experience and help us retain what we’ve learned as we practice really seeing and appreciating the beautiful, elaborate, simple, and fascinating details of trees. I’ve grown up in these woods and I’ve been in love with trees for as long as I can remember. Join me and your neighbors in deepening our relationships and appreciation for our tall friends.

Group size is limited so save your space! Earlybird special for entire session when paid by February 25th: $160; $176 for the session after this date. Drop in for the day with advanced notice and space for $52. Payment plans and some partial scholarships available. Includes supplies for hands-on creations. Ages 14 years old and up are welcome. Participants need to be able to walk on uneven surfaces and inclines over several miles and we will meet outside in a wide range of weather. (There will be one weather make up date on June 9th for any dramatic weather event requiring rescheduling). I cannot offer refunds unless I can fill your space from a waitlist.

Spring Tree Exploration earlybird through February 25th: $160
Spring Tree Exploration after February 25th: $176
Spring Tree Drop-in for the day: $52

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EDIBLE & MEDICINAL SPRING PLANTS

meets all over Chatham County
Thursdays 5-8pm, April 12 – May 17

Meet, eat, and drink some of the abundant edible and medicinal plants growing wild in the NC Piedmont. In this 6-week hands-on field study, we’ll cover identification, ethical gathering, preparation, and usage of foraged food and plant medicine. Learn how to incorporate the healing and nourishment of wild plants into your everyday life through teas, tinctures, delicious food, and more.

We’ll celebrate the arrival of spring as we explore a variety of local environments and end our last class with our famous wild food inspired potluck. Class size is limited so save your space now and receive a discount: $180 before March 22nd, $198 after. Drop in for the day with advanced notice and space for $40/day. Payment plans and some partial scholarships available. Handout, recipes, and supplies included. Ages 14 years old and up are welcome. We meet rain or shine and participants need to be able to walk several miles over uneven terrain in a wide range of weather. I am unable to offer refunds unless I can fill your space from a waitlist. Enjoy inspiring pictures from past sessions of this field study.

Spring Plants Session earlybird through March 22nd: $180
Spring Plants Session after March 22nd: $198
Spring Plants Drop-in for the day: $40

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PERSONALIZED WILD PLANT EXPLORATIONS

In your backyard, woods, neighborhood, schoolyard…

Meet (and eat and drink) some of the abundant medicinal and edible plant friends growing all around you. Inspiring personalized plant explorations with “Planty” Kim are available for individuals and small groups of all ages. Great for home school groups, families, garden clubs, college classes, and more!

Creating yummy herbal tea, snacks, and other hands-on activities are optional. Contact Kim for rates and scheduling: 919.636.2545 or kimcalhoun@gmail.com. Available as unique gift certificates for holidays, Mother & Father’s Day, birthdays, anniversaries, or other celebrations! Online gift certificate for 2-hour residential wild plant ramble available here.

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