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All Things Nettles with Lacey Walker [ONLINE]
May 6, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmFree
Let’s discuss this prickly topic–exploring how Nettles deliver their sting and how to identify them in the field (other than getting a surprising zap!). We’ll dive deep into nettle’s historical uses, ranging from making cordage and cloth to increasing milk production in mammals to addressing hay fever symptoms and providing essential nutrients to the body.
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Lacey is an herb farmer, community herbalist, forager, land steward and plant educator that has been part of the Fox Haven team since 2015. Lacey is a teacher and life-long learner who practices facilitation of peer to peer learning, a style of group learning she became enamored with while teaching English to non-native speakers in DC. As the Farm Manager she created the Fresh Herbal CSA in 2017 and began the Herbal Internship program in 2018.
She completed Year 1 and 2 of the Wild Ginger Herbal Center (formerly Centro Ashe) Apprenticeship as well as two study trips to the Costa Rica location. She has continued her study of the body with Tammi Sweet of Heartstone Herbal School. In 2019 she completed an apprenticeship with Susquehanna Apothecary to hone medicine making skills. In 2017 she was fortune to study in Tennessee with Sandor Katz to deepen her appreciation and skills in Fermentation. All of these experiences she brings to her passion for herbal farming and nature-based teaching at Fox Haven Learning Center.
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