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Herbal Remedies

$185

with Maureen Anderson

Calendar May 6, 2023 at 9 am

Class Description: Learn how to make your own salves and balms using methods that are historically accurate to colonial Virginia, including the use of plants native to the area. Weather permitting, students will go outside to learn how to identify and forage for wild plants that may be incorporated into your projects. Learn how to complete your class projects with packaging and labeling.

Lunch: Lunch is included in the class fee. If you have any dietary restrictions, please note them when you register.

Instructor Bio: Maureen Anderson's home farm is a family-owned and operated venture of love and commitment to reviving the lost arts. They strive to farm in a sustainable manner and are committed to utilizing time-honored “old fashioned” methods as well. These methods both enhance the lives of their animals and maintain a connection to the earth. By offering and promoting products and educational ventures nationwide, they support and encouraging other small farms. They believe that small farms are the backbone of our culture and our country, producing healthier food, creating superior products, and fostering healthy economies and communities.

Cold Process Soap Making

$90

with Maureen Anderson

Calendar May 7, 2023 at 1 pm

Class Description: Learn all of the intricacies, tricks and tips for making all natural goat’s milk soap using fresh milk, gathered botanicals and herbs, and vegetable oils using the cold process soap making method. Craftswoman, dairymaid and herbalist Maureen Anderson has 25 years of experience and will present this class in an entertaining and mindful way! Students will watch as a few simple ingredients are transformed into beautiful skincare that they will take home. Students will also gain knowledge of various herbs and their healing properties.

Instructor Bio: Maureen Anderson's home farm is a family-owned and operated venture of love and commitment to reviving the lost arts. They strive to farm in a sustainable manner and are committed to utilizing time-honored “old fashioned” methods as well. These methods both enhance the lives of their animals and maintain a connection to the earth. By offering and promoting products and educational ventures nationwide, they support and encouraging other small farms. They believe that small farms are the backbone of our culture and our country, producing healthier food, creating superior products, and fostering healthy economies and communities.





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