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Culinary Herbs as Medicine: The Herbal Apothecary in Your Kitchen
Oct
13
1:00 PM13:00

Culinary Herbs as Medicine: The Herbal Apothecary in Your Kitchen

  • Holocombe-Jimison Farmstead Museum (map)
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Culinary herbs and spices have traveled the world on ancient trade routes and within cultural traditions lovingly passed down through the ages.

They enliven our favorite recipes and perfume our gardens in high summer. But did you know these familiar seasonings are also powerful plant medicines? Join herbalist and medicinal plant grower Lindsay Napolitano of Fields Without Fences to explore the healing pharmacopeia already growing in your garden and hidden in your spice cabinet! Delve into the art and science of kitchen herbalism as we learn new uses for familiar plants, and uncover the alchemical knowledge coded within time honored recipes.

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SOLD OUT - PLANT WALK: Summer Solstice
Jun
22
2:00 PM14:00

SOLD OUT - PLANT WALK: Summer Solstice

Every plant has a story to tell, and every season a song to sing. Join herbalist Lindsay Napolitano to explore wild edible & medicinal plants of the Summer Solstice. Uncover the folklore and science connecting certain prized plant species to the spirit and energy of the season. Discover features of the landscape that signal the turning of seasons and the transformation of elemental energies that spur the summer. Learn about seasonal culinary traditions, medicinal uses, folklore, and mythology while exploring the plant world with all the senses…

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Forest Gardening in the Home Landscape
May
11
10:00 AM10:00

Forest Gardening in the Home Landscape

How do we garden like the forest, where diverse plant and animal species interact in a state of natural symbiosis? Grounded in permaculture principles, this integrated approach to gardening utilizes perennial polycultures, organized by physical architecture and ecological niche, to produce an abundance of food, flowers, plant medicine, and habitat…

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[Sold Out] PLANT WALK: Spring Equinox
Mar
23
11:00 AM11:00

[Sold Out] PLANT WALK: Spring Equinox

Every plant has a story to tell, and every season a song to sing. Join herbalist Lindsay Napolitano to explore wild edible & medicinal plants of the Spring Equinox. Uncover the folklore and science connecting certain prized plant species to the spirit and energy of the season. Discover features of the landscape that signal the turning of seasons and the transformation of elemental energies that spur the spring. Learn about seasonal culinary traditions, medicinal uses, folklore, and mythology while exploring the plant world with all the senses…

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NOFA NJ WINTER CONFERENCE: Crafting an Herbal Home Apothecary
Jan
26
3:15 PM15:15

NOFA NJ WINTER CONFERENCE: Crafting an Herbal Home Apothecary

  • Rutgers University, Douglass Student Center (map)
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Gentle herbal remedies for common conditions are often found as close as the spice cabinet, the home garden, or even the lawn! Kitchen medicine connects us with herbal traditions that span human history, and helps restore deeper relationships with the plants that surround us. In this workshop we’ll explore the powerful medicinal activity of common wild species and garden favorites…

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