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June 28, 2019

Panax quinquefolius Revered in our region primarily for its monetary reward, Ginseng is an integral part of the Appalachia culture. Typically harvested solely for its export to the Orient, the use of American Ginseng has all but been lost to the Western World. Called a...

June 27, 2019

How your growing knowledge of our interconnections with nature and plants can help you navigate some of the rocky paths to adulthood and how it can help you form a plan for life- a group discussion about herbalism as therapy and how even teens and young adults can use...

June 26, 2019

ATALES OF A DIGGERLaurie and her clan have a long history of wild harvesting in the Appalachian Mountains. Walking the ridges since the mid 1700’s, their connection to the land and the plants that live there is deep. Steeped in the traditions of digging, Laurie has a r...

June 25, 2019

You will be taken through the entire process on how to brew your own Kombucha/Jun and flavor it with herbs! Handouts will be available, as well as samples. Kits available for purchase

Melanie Shepherd

Melanie Shepherd is the Owner/Operator of Freebird Farm & Homestead n...

June 24, 2019

​A beginner's guide to organizing grass roots support and creating sustainable ongoing efforts coached and led by the desires of locals. Including how to politely face the corporate lackeys all while staying within the rule of law and the positive side of the court of...