Calendar of Events
The greater Champaign County area is a hotbed for fun, local events you can't find anywhere else in the region. From music festivals, to exhibition openings, to cultural events, there's always something going on.
Please note, masks are required in all indoor spaces regardless of vaccination status and encouraged in outdoor spaces where social distancing isn't possible.
Elderberry Syrup & Fire Cider Class & Kit
Common Ground Food Co-op
300 S. Broadway Ave., Suite 166
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Learn how to make some time-honored herbal tonics that have been traditionally used to boost your immune system! Join Joan Jach, owner and farmer of Old Town Flowers CU, as she shares her favorite recipes for Elderberry Syrup and Fire Cider. Funding for this class is provided in whole or in part by the Illinois Department of Agriculture's Illinois Specialty Crop Block Grant program, awarded to The Land Connection and in collaboration with Common Ground Food Co-op. The virtual Zoom class is free to attend but class participants have the option to preorder a class kit to make during the class with the instructor. This $30 Meal Kit includes everything you need to make elderberry syrup and fire cider including local honey, dried elderberries, horseradish root, ginger root, garlic, onion, apple cider vinegar, cheesecloth, and other herbs and spices.