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Winter Workshop 3: The Backyard Herbalist

  • Saturday, March 04, 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Green Field's Market upstairs meeting room, 144 Main Street, Greenfield, MA

Sponsored by the Valley Community Land Trust

Together with Franklin Community Coop

Harvesting in Your Own Backyard and Tincture Making

Discovering beneficial native plants, preparing wild foods, and extraction methods


Saturday March 4th 10-12


Speaker: Emma Donnelly, Director or Blue Dragon Apothecary in Greenfield, MA


This workshop will cover preparations and dosage of 5 native medicinal plants found in the everyday New England backyard. It will also include how to cultivate, harvest, prepare and cook with medicinal wild foods. She will also discuss how various extraction methods can be done in the home for your kitchen medicine cabinet.

Emma is an apothecarian (herbal medicine preparations) and gardener, and avid cultivator of medicinal plants. She has been studying traditional holistic medicine since early 2000. And in the past three years has become increasingly interested in growing and wildcrafting herbal medicine in New England.

*Requested donation of $10, but no one will be turned away*



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