Silver Leaf Cafe has announced what just some of the offerings for Midwest Herb Fest are going to be this year! (Spoiler alert: Turmeric Elixir is baaaaaaack!!!)
Teaghan Owens is a graduate of the culinary program at Kendall College, Chicago Illinois, as well as a University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener in training through The Chicago Botanic Gardens. In her culinary career she has always made it a point to work at restaurants that strive to use sustainable practi
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LAMMAS RITUAL WORKSHOP Join us for a short introduction to the holiday known as "Lammas." Lammas is the first harvest festival of the year, celebrated at the beginning of August in the Northern hemisphere. This is a celebration of bounty and a marker of the beginning of the labor intensive harvesting part of the agricultural year. Lammas is a tradition in England and Scotland which transcends religion, being embraced by the Christian churches (which mark the event by blessin
HERBAL BOTANICALS LOOSE INCENSE We will be combining herbs, botanicals, resins, essential oils and crystals to create a natural incense that can be used on charcoal, or as potpourri. The blend will have both meditative effects as well as spiritual, and magickal. Elizabeth Kilbourne Elizabeth has been practicing her path for over 40 years having had the opportunity to travel across the country and the world. She has learned different aspects of various paths through her travel
SPROUTS' AUCTION The Sprouts' very own auction! Using "Herb Bucks" provided by the staff, kids will have the opportunity to learn how a real auction works by bidding on real items they can take home. $10 in Herb Bucks for each child will be available in the Welcome Tent for a parent or guardian to pick up. We encourage you to use these Herb Bucks as payment to your child for chores done around camp during the event. An additional amount of Herb Bucks - the same amount to each
Featuring Executive Chef Teaghan Owens With Local Produce from Sprouted Heart Farms Returning for their second year at Midwest Herb Fest, Silver Leaf Cafe produces a variety of healthy and tasty options, including vegetarian and omnivore selections. OPEN FOR Friday: Lunch Saturday: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Sunday: Breakfast MODIFICATIONS POLITELY DECLINED
(we will accommodate allergies if possible) Because Silver Leaf Cafe uses locally grown produce as much as possible
THE HERBAL GARDEN Learn the basics of seed starting, planting, maintaining, and harvesting some of our most common herbs.
There will also be an overview of "weeds" and how to use them.
This is a hands on class. Please bring gloves and trowels if you want to participate. Hetty Mayer-MacDowell Hetty lives in northern Illinois, where she works her amazing 1/3 acre plot of land, converting it into a mini green oasis. She has worked with plants and herbs since the late 70's.