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Learn “Sustainable Foraging in the Northwoods” at Sterling College

When asked, “What is a weed?” Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, “A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.” For those interested in exploring the virtues of wild plants and other…

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Allison Hooper named Chair of the Sterling College Board of Trustees

As of July 1, Allison Hooper will serve as chair of the Sterling College Board of Trustees, following Peter Chehayl who has held the position since 2017. Allison was first…

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Wild Harvests at Sterling College: Foraging for Jerusalem Artichokes

Native to the United States, Jerusalem artichokes are not from Jerusalem, nor are they artichokes. They are actually edible tubers of Helianthus tuberosus, a 6 or plant in the aster…

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