Adult Programs

Native Plant Seed Saving (online)

Learn how to save seeds from native edible and medicinal plants.

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Learn how to save seeds from native edible and medicinal plants. Gina Roxas, citizen of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, manages the traditional native plant garden at the Trickster Cultural Center. She will share seed saving practices passed on by previous generations. Learn how to save, store, and start a variety of native seeds. Explore the ways that seed saving sustains cultural and historical connections to the past and to the land.

How do I access the program?

  • Your link to join the program will be included in the order summary email you receive after registering. Keep this email handy.
  • Click on the link at the scheduled date and time. 
  • This program will take place on Zoom. You will need access to the internet to participate. 
  • Registrants will receive a Zoom link by email. Click on the link to join the program at the scheduled date and time. 
  • To ensure you receive the link, please add education@mortonarb.org to your address book. 
  • New to Zoom? Watch this short video to learn how to join a Zoom meeting.
  • Limit 75

Gina Roxas, garden manager, Trickster Cultural Center

Gina Roxas is the program coordinator for Trickster Cultural Center, a nonprofit Native American and community arts center in Schaumburg, where she also manages the native medicinal garden.

As a citizen of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, Roxas has studied the environment through a multifaceted lens of traditional teachings from her grandmother and family elders as well as the humanities and science. Her interests are ethnobotany, urban agriculture, and gardening.

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