Classes & Events

Holiday Cordials
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018
6:30-8pm
Coverdale Farm Preserve

Learn to craft your own traditional cordials! Sample tonics that aid digestion, focus, and circulation. Discover which ingredients are used to support the body, mind, and heart, then blend your own recipe using herbs, fruit, and spices. What a great holiday gift! Meets at Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road Greenville, DE 19807 (302) 239-2334 ; Adults 21+; Members: $20, Others: $25 REGISTER



Herbs for Sleep
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019
1-2pm
Wilmington Public Library

Sleep is a foundation for good health, as our body does its repair work while we slumber. Trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, and stress or anxiety can be assisted with the use of herbs. Learn how to support your own good night’s rest and make a sleep sachet filled with relaxing, aromatic herbs to take home. REGISTER 


Winter Wellness

Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019
1-2pm
Wilmington Public Library

It can be hard to stay healthy during the winter. Learn about herbs, foods, and self-care that support wellness during the winter months. Discover roots and spices from your kitchen to fight infections and coughs, learn techniques for clearing sinuses and helping joint pain, and make an herb blend to take home. REGISTER

Nature's Pharmacy
Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019
1-3pm
Mt. Cuba Center

Staying healthy can be a challenge during cold and flu season, but gardens can give us an advantage! Many native plants and culinary herbs have been traditionally used to treat winter ailments. Learn how local fruits, leaves, flowers, and roots can help relieve respiratory illness, stomach upset, and joint pain. Sample a herbal tea and discuss plans for adding medicinal plants to your landscape this year. Cost: $30 REGISTER  

Shedding Your Winter Skin
Saturday, Mar. 9, 2019
1-2pm
Wilmington Library

Our skin protects us. Cold weather can take a toll on it, leaving our skin dry, rough, and open to infection. Learn about basic skincare, herbs that can help acne and eczema, try out an herbal healing salve, and make a natural body scrub to take home. REGISTER

CUSTOM PROGRAMS
Please email to inquire about a custom-made herbal medicine program for your group, garden club, girl's night out, or holiday event. 

Topics Samples:

  • Medicinal Plant Walks
  • Herbal Crafting: salves, tea blends, infused oils, syrups, vinegars
  • Herbal First Aid
  • Historical Use of Herbs
  • Native Medicinal Plants of Delaware and surrounding regions
  • Aromatic Herbs
  • Herbs for Colds and Flu
  • Topical Use of Herbs
  • Herbal Remedies from the Kitchen
  • Herbs for Sleep with Dream Pillow craft