Upcoming Classes & Talks
Herbal Salves & Natural Body Scrubs - Wednesday, December 11
Lactofermented Sauerkraut - Sunday, January 26
Gluten-free Cornbread, Biscuits, & Crackers - Sunday, February 2
Garden Expo Talks - Saturday, February 8 and Sunday, February 9
First Step Renew Information
Mission: The mission of First Step Renew is to teach people to live sustainably, with a focus on growing and cooking food.
First Step Renew offers adult classes and Camp Green Star for kids. Adult classes are on gardening, cooking, growing gourmet mushrooms, Permaculture, and more. These skills used to be handed down from generation to generation. Oftentimes this doesn't happen today. These skills can save you money, entertain you, and sustain you. Classes and talks are held at various locations in Wisconsin.
Kids Summer Camp--Camp Green Star
First Step Renew, LLC just concluded the first summer of its kids summer camp--Camp Green Star. The camp teaches kids, ages 7-13, about sustainability and urban agriculture. The camp is a secular (non-religious) camp held at Madison Christian Community on Old Sauk Road in Madison. In Camp Green Star’s outdoor classroom, kids will gain hands-on experience with gardening and raising chickens. They will also learn about bees, prairies, composting, permaculture, conserving water and energy, and making butter and soft cheese.