Register for several events

Grow a Backyard Medicine Chest

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center | directions

People have used herbs to reliably heal themselves and their families for thousands of years. At this class you will learn how to choose and grow popular herbs for wellness, ailments and injuries.

Taught by Mandy Dickerson with Moon in June Herbs. 


The class is held in the upstairs Social Hall at the Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center. Hands-on activities will take place outside at the new Edible Classroom.


Recreation Center Edible Classroom Plants

The fee for the class is $15.

Register at the Parks and Recreation website.

Please register soon: the class is limited to 25 people and is likely to fill up fast.

Growing Hope Event Series

This event helps people learn how to cultivate food, habitat and healing in the garden.

Learn about a wide variety of other family-friendly Growing Hope events.

Sponsors and Partners

Recreation Center Edible Classroom StudentsThank you to these wonderful sponsors and partners. Please frequent their stores, services and websites.

Iowa City Parks and RecreationIowa Department of AgricultureACE Mentor ProgramUniversity of Iowa Community Credit UnionBeisser LumberField to FamilyHy-VeeHills BankKing's MaterialNew Pioneer