Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Herbal Medicine Workshop This Sat 7/13

This Saturday 7/13, Boone Street Farm will be hosting an Herbal Medicine Workshop taught by Olivia Fite.

Participants will learn how to identify, use, and harvest common medicinal plants growing on site at the garden. The class will be informative, interactive, and fun! All ages are welcome.

Where: 2100 Boone Street one block east of Greenmount and one block north of North Ave

When: 10 am -12 pm

$5 - 10 suggested donation

At Boone Street Farm we are growing cilantro, basil, mint, parsley, burdock root, horseradish, and more. Here are a few photo examples of herbs we have growing at the garden.

Cilantro flowers

Our neighbor Myeisha helping prune the flowers off of the holy basil 
Aliza posing with a bouquet of cilantro, mint, and basil. Excellent mixed with watermelon or in spring rolls. 

Dill flowers, which attract local pollinators and will turn into delicious dill seeds. 
The purple flowers are coneflower, also known as echinacea which is commonly used to fight colds
Lots of mint! Excellent fresh in lemonade or mixed drinks, with fruit salad, in tabbouli salad, and more. Can also be dried for tea. 

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