“How Climate Change May Affect Midwestern Ecosystems” – Thursday, June 11 from 7-9pm

Climatologists predict significant changes in temperature and precipitation over the next 100 years. What does this mean to the Midwest as a food production region? How could it affect our local farms and gardens?

Explore this topic with Dr. Jeffrey Corney, Executive Director of The Wilderness Center in Wilmot at Local Roots in Wooster on Thursday, June 11 from 7-9pm. Dr. Corney’s presentation will be followed by a group discussion session. Joining him will be Bill Boyer of Boii Gardens in Wooster to help to add a farmers’ viewpoint of the issue.

Reservation is appreciated. Contact Local Roots at info@localrootswooster.com or 330-263-5336 to sign up. Attendees are asked to make a $5 donation to The Wilderness Center in support of their mission of conservation and nature education.

“Bee Friendly Gardening” with Susan Sivey – Saturday, June 13th at 10:30 & 1:30

We can thank pollinators for 1 in every 3 bites of food we eat.  However, many of our pollinators are in serious trouble.  Join Susan Sivey for this presentation and learn tips that home gardeners can do in their own yards and gardens to help pollinators, especially our native bees.

Free sessions at 10:30 & 1:30 on June 13th!


“Plant Based Tex-Mex Fiesta” Cooking Class with Chef Heather Rudy – Saturday June 13th from 5-7pm

Bring the bright and exciting flavors of the American Southwest to your own healthy plant based table! Whether you are curious about veganism, are a long time veggie veteran, or are just trying to find a way to include more flavorful whole plant foods in your diet, this class if for you! This will be an interactive demonstration class followed by dinner including:

-Healthy Virgin Watermelon Margarita
-7 Layer Nachos with “Queso” and Fresh Guacamole
-Maple Chipotle’ Cauliflower Street Tacos
-Tofu Sofritas Enchiladas w/ Cilantro Lime Rice

Cost: $27 (only $22 for Local Roots members!)

Class space is limited, contact Local Roots at info@localrootswooster.com or 330-263-5336 and sign up today!!