Growing Kitchen Herbs Class & Seedling Kit

- 02:00 pm

Growing Kitchen Herbs Class & Seedling Kit

May 27, 2023
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Learn how to grow a wide range of culinary and home kitchen herbs in Central Illinois! Each class ticket comes with an optional class kit that can be purchased to grow your own herbs. Class kits includes live seedling plants featuring rosemary, garden sage, mint, lemongrass, yarrow, and ginger root, plus select seeds including borage, chamomile, dill, calendula, and catnip. Kelly Allsup, a local horticulturist and educator, will teach how to grow and use all the unique herbs in this kit.


This class is funded by the Illinois Specialty Crop Block Grant. Herbs from this class will be featured in the upcoming Kitchen Herb Skills Class Series - where you will have the opportunity to learn how to use the herbs you'll be growing!


Register using the form below and preorder your kit to pick up on Friday, May 26th from 4-6pm in the Common Ground Flatlander Classroom. Tune in for the virtual Zoom live class on Saturday, May 27th from 2-3pm. Once you submit the preorder form, you will be directed to PayPal to complete your payment. You will receive email reminders about the upcoming pick-up date and a link to attend the Zoom class.


If you receive SNAP, you may be eligible to receive your class kit for free. For more information, please reach out to Kelly Lay at

About the Instructor: Kelly Allsup

Horticulturist, Kelly Allsup, has been educating for the past 15 years. From children to Master Gardeners, Kelly spreads her knowledge of growing. She is well versed in trees, food crops, greenhouse production, sustainable landscaping, and integrated pest management. Kelly believes all people who share her enthusiasm for the natural world can be successful at growing plants. Join Kelly to learn tricks and tips on growing herbs while learning about some unique ones to add to your collection.


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