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HERBAL FRIENDS

Planning & Planting a Medicinal & Culinary Herb Garden

Thursday, April 24, 6:00 – 8:00 PM                 $20 includes all materials
Learn how to start seeds, transplant, and place herbs that you can use in foods, teas, tinctures, and more.  Understand the growing cycles of your favorite herbs, annuals and perennials, and how to create a long-lasting beautiful, nourishing herb garden.  Leave with a plan for your herb garden. Instructor Gretchen Van Loozen, UM Environmental Science, is an organic and biodynamic farmer and energy medicine practitioner.

Spring Tonics

Wednesday, May 21, 6:00 – 8:00 PM  $20 includes materials
The herbs that help cleanse and energize are reading for gathering.  Learn from herbalist Gretchen Van Loozen which herbs are beneficial, how to identify them, harvest and enjoy them throughout the year.  In this hands-on workshop, you’ll get to touch, taste and know many herbal allies.

   Workshops for farmers are funded in part through a USDA Risk Management Agency grant. 

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