Our move to Ashford, Connecticut along with a barn raising is complete and we have installed more herb gardens. The herb barn will now be home to classes, workshops and talks, as well as an apothecary and a primitive herbal shop.
See below & check back here often for an updated schedule of weed walks, herb garden tours, talks and workshops on herbal medicine, cosmetics, and culinary uses, as well as wild weed foraging which we’ll incorporate into a lunch.
A quick look at future classes which we will give more details later on:
All classes are on the first saturday of the month from 10 a.m. – 12:00 noon
June 2nd: Incorporate edible wild weeds into your meals. Here we will forage edible wild weeds, make & enjoy a delicious lunch, tea & desert all from the weeds you pick
July 7th: Making tinctures, oils, salves, infusions & vinegars
August 4th: Kitchen cosmetics. Learn to make creams, face scrubs, toners & more
September 1st: Learn the best methods to preserve your herb/weed bounty for winter use
October 6th: Make immune strengthening herbal products to prepare for the winter ills
To register, please send a check for $25- along with your name, phone number & email address before the class date to:
Earth, Wind & Fire Farm llc 785 Westford Rd., Ashford, Ct. 06278
For questions call Lynn 860 382-5845 or email email@example.com
Here are some photos from our first herb class which was given in May. We made herbal bug sprays and bug salve to take home, enjoyed lavender madelaines & capriland’s herbal tea, identified plantain to use for bee stings and bug bites.