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Herb Day Classes and Medicinal CSA Kickoff!- May 7th

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

$10 PER CLASS !!! 
Class Descriptions:
Whole Herbs in Daily Life – Chris Ousse – Farming Partner for Fox Haven Herb CSA

Chris Ousse

Learn how to bundle and tie herbs and the benefits of keeping those volatile oils close at hand – spontaneous tea, a little aromatherapy calm-down, memory and focus, herbal hand wash and many more!
Lotions and Salves – Katelyn Jarkowiec
Personal products and skin-creams can be made at home with just a few ingredients and a little herbal knowledge!
The Medicine of Coffee and Mucuna – Jose Castillo

Jose Castillo

Does a cup of coffee in the morning count as a daily dose of wellness? Join Jose to delve into these two tropical beauties!
Food as Medicine – Lacey Walker

Lacey Walker

This is our first Monthly CSA class. We’ll be meeting 6 different herbs as part of the share and exploring different ways to incorporate these nutritive herbs into daily life through diet. We’ll explore fermentation, soups and infused vinegars. This class runs from 2-3:30 pm. This will be the last day to join the Monthly CSA. Students who do not wish to join the CSA but want to take this class are welcome to join for $10. To receive this classes’ herb share please bring $25.
Mushrooms for Health – Jared Urchek – Farming Partner for Fox Haven Herb CSA

Jared Urchek

Mushrooms grow all around us and contain powerful substances within their fruiting bodies that can help us weather the ailments and invaders that threaten our health. This introduction to mushrooms will explain how fungi can be an ally and what methods we use and were traditionally used to unlock those tools.
Edible and Medicinal Plant Walk – Katelyn Jarkowiec

Katelyn Jarkowiec

Take a stroll with Katelyn and discover all of the beneficial ‘weeds’ that grow right under our feet. From tasty salad additions to powerful anti-inflammatories!
Medicinal Teas 101 – Elizabeth Gihuly
Bio : Elizabeth, Health Lifestyle Coach of Gaia Principle Health Coaching, designs workshops and coaching programs for patients of naturopathic and osteopathic doctors, and clients of herbal medicine practitioners.  GPH programs help new patients better integrate these healing modalities into their lives.  She is the President of the American Herbalists Guild Washington DC Metro Chapter. Elizabeth studied health and wellness coaching at Institute for Integrative Nutrition and continues studies in Nutritional Herbalism at The Living Centre of London, Ontario. Her services offered via Skype or in person.
What’s the difference between a tea and an infusion? Which herbal properties are best dissolved into water? How can we combine herbs to create beautiful, beneficial teas? Come take a taste.


May 7
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Lacey Walker


Chestnut Farm at Fox Haven
3630 Poffenberger Rd
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